There is a new variant of the Sober virus. It arrives as an email attachment, along with various message subjects such as:
Subject: hi, ive a new mail address
hey its me, my old address dont work at time. i dont know why?!
in the last days ive got some mails. i' think thaz your mails but im not sure!
plz read and check ...
Subject: Registration Confirmation
Subject: Your Password
Body: Account and Password Information are attached!
Subject: Paris Hilton & Nicole Richie
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Subject: You visit illegal websites
we have logged your IP-address on more than 30 illegal Websites.
Please answer our questions!
The list of questions are attached.
++++ Central Intelligence Agency -CIA-
++++ Office of Public Affairs
++++ Washington, D.C. 20505
If you receive an email similar to the ones listed above, DO NOT open the attachment. You should delete the email without opening the attachment. Ensure that you only open email attachments when you know what they contain. You should also check that your Anti-Virus protection is up to date and working properly. For more information on the virus click on this link http://vil.nai.com/vil/content/v_137072.htm