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Good News - Sober Worm Algorithm Cracked By F-secure


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#1 KoanYorel

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Posted 10 December 2005 - 01:01 PM

Sober worm algorithm cracked by F-Secure

News Story by Matthew Broersma

DECEMBER 09, 2005 (TECHWORLD.COM) - Security firm F-Secure Corp. has cracked a code used by the Sober worm, potentially allowing the company to block the worm from receiving updates.


Sober worm algorithm cracked by F-Secure

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Posted 11 December 2005 - 08:36 AM

Thanks Koan for the good sharing on this :thumbsup: :flowers:

:trumpet: :inlove: :cool: January 5th, 2006 is the scheduled date for autoupdating. The US CERT warning and other links can be found below:

Sober.X (CME-681) - New malware updates scheduled Jan 5, 2006
http://msmvps.com/blogs/harrywaldron/archi...2/11/78916.aspx




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