Sober is biggest worm attack of the year

Thursday, 24 November 2005, 1:19 PM EST

The Sober worm outbreak that began in earnest Tuesday has been dubbed the world's largest mass-mailed malware attack of 2005 by a Finnish security firm. "The numbers we're seeing [with Sober] are just huge. This is the largest e-mail worm outbreak of the year so far," wrote Miko Hyppönen, chief research officer of F-Secure.

By Gregg Keizer at TechWeb.

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