Sober variants continue to spread

Tuesday, 22 November 2005, 4:25 PM EST

A previously undocumented mutant of the virulent Sober worm is spreading rapidly via email, security experts warned today. German police warned last week of a fresh rash of Sober variants, and a previously undetected version was sent out last night, called 'Sober Y' by Kaspersky and F-Secure and 'Sober U' by Sophos.

By Iain Thomson at vnunet.

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