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New Sober Variant

Saw this on the SANS diary today:

A new sober variant is making the rounds, spreading surprisingly quickly.
We have received multiple reports, the file name we have seen is
Your anti-virus vendor of choice will have named it something interesting, with ‘sober’ somewhere in there.

More info about it can be found here:
http:[email protected].html

The reason I post this is because the domain we use for e-mail got bombed with this virus today. Everyone with a e-mail address recieved multiple copies of it. Luckily I have Nod32 installed on all the PC’s here in the Nevada office.

They all came from the same Qwest IP address, so I just blocked all e-mails that come from that IP address. Seems to have worked so far.

Well, now what?

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