Sober worm hides from AV scanners

Thursday, 12 May 2005, 1:28 AM EST

One of the reasons why the Sober.p worm continues to spread is because of the way it hides from some anti-virus scanners, a Russian security firm said Wednesday.

Sober.p--also called Sober.s, Sober.o, and Sober.v by various anti-virus companies--includes a mechanism that prevents other programs from accessing its files, said Moscow-based Kaspersky Labs. That presents problems for some anti-virus software.

At the EE Product Center.

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