Sober.K - New variant references the FBI and Microsoft
I think the virus author used the wrong social engineering scheme, as the FBI is actively investigating this new virus. Microsoft is also referenced by the latest version of the Sober email worm as well.
Sober.K - New variant to watch
WASHINGTON (AP) — The FBI warned Tuesday that a computer virus is being spread through unsolicited e-mails that purport to come from the FBI. ...
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Dear Sir/Madam, we have logged your IP-address on more than 40 illegal Websites. Important: Please answer our questions! The list of questions are attached.
M. John Stellford
++-++ Federal Bureau of Investigation -FBI-
++-++ 935 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, Room 2130
++-++ Washington, DC 20535
++-++ (202) 324-3000
ATTENTION! Antivirus vendors are warning of a new variant of the Sober virus discovered today that can delete the hard disk. Protection: Download and read the zipped patch. It's very easy to install! Thanks for your cooperation!
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