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W32.Sobig.F@mm.enc

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
September 5, 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 8, 2003
  • Latest Rapid Release version September 28, 2010 revision 054
  • Initial Daily Certified version September 8, 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
Summary| Removal

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