New worm disguises as MS update

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The latest variant of the mass-mailing Sober worm, discovered on Monday, masquerades as an official Microsoft patch for the MyDoom worm.

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Actually it was discovered March 7th and was downgraded from a category 3 to a category 2 on Sunday March 14:

http://securityresponse.symantec.com/avcenter/venc/data/w32.sober.d@mm.html
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Thanks for the note.. Do you think that it will do the same mess with mydoom?
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Hopefully not. The key is for people to understand how to recognize these viruses. An added note to what you've pointed out is that Microsoft NEVER will send a patch notice via email. Any email ever received like that will always be a virus or worm.

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