W32.Sobig.F@mm.enc

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Discovered: September 05, 2003
Updated: February 13, 2007 12:04:33 PM
Type: Worm
Systems Affected: Windows



When a file is detected as infected with W32.Sobig.F@mm.enc, it indicates that it is a MIME-encoded file that contains the W32.Sobig.F@mm worm.

For additional information, read the document, "What is an .enc detection? " as well as the W32.Sobig.F@mm writeup.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version September 08, 2003
  • Latest Rapid Release version September 28, 2010 revision 054
  • Initial Daily Certified version September 08, 2003
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 28, 2010 revision 036
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date September 10, 2003

Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.

Writeup By: Douglas Knowles