The Sober.Z worm was found on November 15th, 2005. This Sober variant is similar to Sober.T, that appeared on November 14th:
Like the previous variants, this one sends itself inside a ZIP archive as an attachment in e-mail messages with English or German texts. We also received several different droppers for this worm variant. They were apparently created by the worm author manually. They are all detected as 'Sober.z'.
Once detected, the F-Secure security product will automatically disinfect the suspect file by either deleting it or renaming it.
More scanning & removal options
More information on scanning or removal options is available in the documentation for your F-Secure security product on the Downloads section of our Home - Global site.
You may also refer to the Knowledge Base on the F-Secure Community site for more information.
This Sober variant sends a bit different e-mail messages:
Betr: Passwort & Account Daten
Ihre Account bzw. Passwort aenderung wurde nun vorgenommen. Ihre neuen Zugangsdaten befinden sich Ge-Packt & Gesichert im Anhang! AutoMailSystem: #HF011BACC091F
Attachment name starts with:
---- OR ----
Your password has been changed successfully! Your new password is packed and safe in the attachment Auto-MailSystem: #B20F3A7299A1000FC2
Sober.Z worm is detected with the following F-Secure Anti-Virus updates:
Detection Type: PC
Description Details: Alexey Podrezov; November 16th, 2005