Latest Sober Worm to Spawn Nazi Hate E-Mails

New research into the cryptic computer code that spawned a recent global outbreak of the latest Sober worm variant indicates that the most prolific e-mail worm ever launched may be little more than a staging ground for an attempt to revive the Nazi party in Germany.

IDefense, a Reston, Va.-based computer security company recently snatched up by Internet infrastructure giant Verisign Inc., published findings today indicating that the millions of computers sickened by Sober iterations released since Nov. 16 are intended to force infected PCs to blast out spam e-mails advocating neo-Nazi propaganda. Security Fix - Brian Krebs on Computer and Internet Security - (

Linked by shanmuga Wednesday, 7th December 2005 9:32PM