- March 7, 2005
- February 13, 2007 12:34:47 PM
Also Known As:
- Win32.Sober.L [Computer Associ, Email-Worm.Win32.Sober.l [Kasp, W32/Sober.m@MM [McAfee], W32/Sober-L [Sophos], WORM_SOBER.L [Trend Micro]
- Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP
W32.Sober.L@mm is a mass-mailing worm that uses its own SMTP engine to spread. The email may be in either English or German. The email has a variable subject and attachment name. The attachment has a .zip file extension.
Note: Virus definitions version 70307t (extended version 3/7/2005 rev. 20) or greater are required to detect this threat.
Antivirus Protection Dates
Initial Rapid Release version March 7, 2005
Latest Rapid Release version June 24, 2014 revision 006
Initial Daily Certified version March 7, 2005
Latest Daily Certified version August 3, 2012 revision 004
Initial Weekly Certified release date March 7, 2005
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Writeup By: Fergal Ladley