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Sobig. How to remove? (Uninstall guide)

removal by Ugnius Kiguolis - - | Type: Worms
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Worm Sobig is an Internet worm, which spreads by e-mail in letters with infected attachments. Once such attachment is executed, the worm installs itself to the system and distributes itself to e-mail addresses found in files of several types. It also infects vulnerable computers with shared resources in a local network. The worm contains a backdoor, which can be used to update it or install some plugins. Although this worm can cause a high overload of mail servers, it is outdated and doesn’t spread now. However, its backdoor can still be active and may be used by attackers.

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Note: Manual assistance required means that one or all of removers were unable to remove parasite without some manual intervention, please read manual removal instructions below.

More information about this program can be found in Reimage review.

More information about this program can be found in Reimage review.
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Sobig manual removal:

Kill processes:
sobig.exe

Delete files:
sobig.exe