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by Art Jahnke

German Spam Sent By Sober Worm

May 16, 20051 min
CSO and CISOData and Information Security

E-mail users perplexed by the barrage of German-language spam waiting in their inboxes Monday morning can point the finger of blame at the latest version of the Sober mass mailing worm which began rapidly spreading over the weekend, according to a story in Network World.  The story reports that Sober.q uses both German and English-language messages to direct recipients to Web sites with right-wing German nationalistic content, according to an advisory from e-mail security company MX Logic.