NEWS FROM THE LAB - Monday, May 2, 2005

Who would've guessed? New Sober found. Posted by Mikko @ 18:58 GMT

We've received some reports of a new Sober variant in the wild. As usual, this is an email worm sending variable messages in English and German.

Historically, Sober variants have often made a pretty big hit - especially in central Europe. We'll see what happens with this one.

In this case time zones are on our side...by the time European workers get back to their offices tomorrow morning, all antivirus programs should already stop it. We detect it as Email-Worm.Win32.Sober.p.