New Sober worm spoofs FBI, CIA

Thursday, 24 November 2005, 3:11 AM EST

A new variation of the long-running Sober worm uses extremely effective tactics to trick users into infecting their PCs, security companies said Tuesday, including posing as messages from the FBI and CIA.

By Gregg Keizer at InformationWeek.

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