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Sober.y - Medium Risk At Most Sites (false Fbi Warning)


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#1 harrywaldron

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Posted 22 November 2005 - 08:11 AM

Sober.Y - Medium Risk at most sites (false FBI warning)

Trend, F-Secure, Panda and other security sites have declared a MEDIUM RISK for this new version of the Sober email worm.

Sober.Y - Medium Risk at most sites (false FBI warning)
http://secunia.com/virus_information/22237/sober.y/
http://www.f-secure.com/v-descs/sober_y.shtml
http://www.trendmicro.com/vinfo/virusencyc...RM%5FSOBER%2EAG
http://www.f-secure.com/weblog/archives/ar...5.html#00000711

Like the previous variants, this one sends itself inside a ZIP archive as an attachment in e-mail messages with English or German texts.

MESSAGES TO BLOCK OR AVOID

Subject: Your new Password
Message: Your password was successfully changed! Please see the attached file for detailed information
Attachments: PWORD_CHANGE.ZIP

Also contains a False FBI warning:

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