- May 15, 2005
- February 13, 2007 12:38:52 PM
Also Known As:
- W32.Sober.P@mm, Win32.Ascetic.C [Computer Asso, Email-Worm.Win32.Sober.q [Kasp, W32/Sober.q [McAfee], Troj/Sober-Q [Sophos], WORM_SOBER.U [Trend Micro]
- Trojan Horse
- Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP
Trojan.Ascetic.C is a Trojan horse that uses its own SMTP engine to send spam email to addresses gathered from the compromised computer. The email may be in either English or German.
Note: Definitions prior to May 16, 2005 may detect this threat as W32.Sober.P@mm.
Antivirus Protection Dates
Initial Rapid Release version May 16, 2005
Latest Rapid Release version September 28, 2010 revision 054
Initial Daily Certified version May 16, 2005
Latest Daily Certified version September 28, 2010 revision 036
Initial Weekly Certified release date May 16, 2005
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Writeup By: Rodney Andres