Sober virus crashes November party

Wednesday, 1 December 2004, 1:45 PM EST

The Sober-I worm has had a big impact on November's chart of most dangerous viruses and worms, according to security firm Sophos.

Although the worm was only detected on 19 November, it rapidly rose through the ranks to account for 20.4 per cent of all infections reported to Sophos. This made Sober-I the second most common virus after Netsky P.

By Iain Thomson at vnunet.

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