Sober worm spreads via fake World Cup e-mails

Thursday, 5 May 2005, 10:51 AM EST

A computer virus spreading through fake e-mails crashed the computers of the World Cup organizing committee Tuesday, overloading the system with millions of e-mails.

The virus is contained in attachments coming from senders with addresses such as "ticket@fifa.de" or "gewinn@fifa.de," telling fans they have won tickets to next year's tournament.

At NewsFactor.

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