What is Worm.Win32.Sober?
Worm.Win32.Sober is a fake warning message designed to deceive you into buying the rogue IEDefender application. Notice, that Worm.Win32.Sober is a non-existent Trojan name that is used only to confuse and threaten internet users and to empty their pockets.
Worm.Win32.Sober alert is often generated by a Trojan Zlob that usually comes bundled with fake video codecs or via other illicit mechanisms. Once executed, Zlob will bombard you with the notification
"Critical System Error!
Your computer was hijacked by Worm.Win32.Sober.
It's dangerous for your system, some files can be lost and your browser can be slow!
Click OK to download the antispyware program to clean your computer! (Recommended)"
If you click on it, you will be directed to IEDefender's home page where you will be confused and tricked into buying the commercial version of the rogue IEDefender program.
In addition, the Worm.Win32.Sober alerts may cause unstable performance of your PC, thus the immediate removal of Worm.Win32.Sober and Trojan Zlob is recommended.
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