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It spreads via email in a message written in English or German.
Sober.V is a worm that spreads via email, in a message written in English or German.
The email message will be written in German only if the mail domain extension is one of the following: de (Germany), ch (Switzerland), at (Austria) or li (Liechtenstein).
Click on the picture below to see a full-size diagram of the characteristics of Sober.V and how to protect your computer against them.
Sober.V is easy to recognize once it has affected the computer, as it displays a fake WinZip SelfExtractor error when it is run:
Error:CRC not completed