- May 2, 2005
- February 13, 2007 12:38:19 PM
Also Known As:
- CME-456, Win32.Sober.N [Computer Associ, Sober.P [F-Secure], Email-Worm.Win32.Sober.p [Kasp, W32/Sober.p@MM [McAfee], W32/Sober-N [Sophos], WORM_SOBER.S [Trend Micro]
- Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP
W32.Sober.O@mm is a mass-mailing worm that sends itself as an email attachment to addresses gathered from the compromised computer. It uses its own SMTP engine to spread. The email may be in either English or German.
Note: Customers running the lastest versions of Norton Internet Security, Norton AntiVirus, or Symantec AntiVirus Corporate Edition can make use of the product's automated removal functionality to remove this risk.
Antivirus Protection Dates
Initial Rapid Release version May 2, 2005
Latest Rapid Release version August 8, 2016 revision 023
Initial Daily Certified version May 2, 2005
Latest Daily Certified version August 9, 2016 revision 001
Initial Weekly Certified release date May 2, 2005
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Writeup By: Rodney Andres