Threat Description

Sober.S.dr1

Details

Aliases: Sober.S.dr1, Trojan-Dropper.Win32.VB.iw, Sober.S dropper, W32/Sober.S.dr1, VB.iw
Category: Malware
Type:
Platform: W32

Summary



On October 6th, 2005 there appeared another dropper for Sober.S worm. This dropper drops exactly the same Sober.S variant that started to spread early in the morning on October 6th. When the dropper is run, it shows a messagebox as a decoy:

The description of Sober.S worm can be found here:

http://www.f-secure.com/v-descs/sober_s.shtml



Removal



Automatic Disinfection

Allow F-Secure Anti-Virus to disinfect the relevant files.

For more general information on disinfection, please see Removal Instructions.






Detection


The new dropper for Sober.S worm is detected with the following F-Secure Anti-Virus updates:
Database: 2005-10-06_05



Description Created: Alexey Podrezov; October 7th, 2005


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