1. Symantec/
  2. Security Response/
  3. W32.Sober@mm.enc


Risk Level 1: Very Low

October 28, 2003
February 13, 2007 12:12:33 PM
Also Known As:
W32/Sober@MM [McAfee], I-Worm.Sober [Kaspersky], W32/Sober-A [Sophos], WORM_SOBER.A [Trend]. Sober [F, W32/Sober.A@mm [Frisk], W32/Sober.A [Norman], Win32/Sober.A [Eset], Win32.Sober.A [Computer Associ
Systems Affected:

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

For additional information, read the document, What is an .enc detection?, as well as the W32.Sober@mm write-up.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version October 28, 2003
  • Latest Rapid Release version September 28, 2010 revision 054
  • Initial Daily Certified version October 28, 2003
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 28, 2010 revision 036
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date October 29, 2003
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.
Writeup By: Fergal Ladley

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