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It has no detructive effects, it only displays a fake error when it is run. It spreads via email in a message written in English or German.
|First detected on:||Oct. 6, 2005|
|Detection updated on:||Dec. 14, 2007|
|Yes, using TruPrevent Technologies
Sober.Y 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).
Sober.Y is easy to recognize once it has affected the computer, as it displays a fake error with the following text when it is run: