Mitglieder overtakes Sober as biggest virus threat

A newly discovered variant of the Mitglieder family of Trojans, Mitglieder.GB, is spreading rapidly across Europe, antivirus experts warned today.

PandaLabs said the Trojan has recently overtaken Sober.AH to become the most frequently detected virus, with the greatest detection rate occuring in Europe, mainly in Poland, Belgium and France.

The security firm said that Mitglieder.GB cannot spread by itself and therefore, must be distributed manually. The samples received come from email messages with a variable subject and message body. However, all these messages contain an attachment in zip format that contains a copy of the Trojan. Mitglieder overtakes Sober as biggest virus threat - PC Magazine

Linked by shanmuga Sunday, 27th November 2005 12:23AM