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by Franki

In a fairly unusual turn of events, a virus author has knocked up a version of Sober worm (Sober.Q), and the main purpose of this one seems to be to spam as many people with right wing German political messages, with links usually. This comes hot on the heals of the Sober.P worm that spread all over the world last month. As always, this is a Microsoft Windows only virus, Macintosh and Linux users are totally unaffected. (however that doesn’t mean they won’t get the right wing spam emailed to them from infected Windows machines.)

Update your anti-virus pattern files and if you are concerned you are infected, then head over to Symantec and download their free sober removal tool.

For general online security tips and freebies, you might check out our list of free anti-virus/anti-spyware and related security software.








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