- October 5, 2005
- February 13, 2007 12:45:09 PM
Also Known As:
- CME-151, Sober.Y [Panda Software], W32/Sober.r@MM [McAfee], WORM_SOBER.AC [Trend Micro]
- Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP
W32.Sober.Q@mm is a mass-mailing worm that uses its own SMTP engine to spread. It sends itself as an email attachment to addresses gathered from the compromised computer. The email may be in either English or German.
It has been reported that it may arrive as one of the following files and that inside the ZIP archive is a file named PW_Klass.Pic.packed-bitmap.exe:
Antivirus Protection Dates
Initial Rapid Release version October 5, 2005
Latest Rapid Release version August 8, 2016 revision 023
Initial Daily Certified version October 5, 2005
Latest Daily Certified version August 9, 2016 revision 001
Initial Weekly Certified release date October 5, 2005
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Writeup By: Masaki Suenaga