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BlackSpider Technologies reports spread of Sober.n virus.

TELECOMWORLDWIRE-20 April 2005-BlackSpider Technologies reports spread of Sober.n virus(C)1994-2005 M2 COMMUNICATIONS LTD

E-mail security company BlackSpider Technologies has warned of a virus called Sober.n which has been spreading by e-mail.

The virus carries a payload of 73KB and it comes in one of two versions - English or German. The text suggests that the recipient's e-mails have been sent to the writer of the message, with an attached zip file said to show the e-mails.

In fact the attachment contains the executable file mail.document.Datex-packed.exe.

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Date:Apr 20, 2005
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