Sober returns using social engineering techniques

Friday, 7 October 2005, 6:02 PM EST

PandaLabs has recorded the appearance of a new variant of the Sober worm, Sober.Y, which spreads using social engineering techniques in emails sent in English or German. This worm was intercepted by Panda Software’s TruPreventTM Technologies without prior identification, so users of these technologies have been protected against this threat from the outset.

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