'FBI-Paris Hilton' worm called the year's worst

It looks like an e-mail from the FBI, or a note promising pictures of Paris Hilton -- but some anti-virus companies are now calling it the most widespread computer virus outbreak of the year. Sober-Y, the latest variation of a computer virus that was first released almost two years ago, surprised analysts Tuesday by gaining traction and rocketing millions of e-mails around the world. 'FBI-Paris Hilton' worm called the year's worst - Security - MSNBC.com

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