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Apparently there is a virus circulating emails claiming to be the from the FBI, CIA, or BKA saying that your IP was logged visiting numerous illegal sites. Asks you to fill out an attached form, if you click this you get a fake error message and the virus starts its business.....

Now I would hope no one here would fall for such a thing but I am posting this as a precaution.

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The virus also comes in varieties that purport to hold a video of Paris Hilton, fake password change notices and e-mail error messages. It can only infect those using Windows PCs.
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The first Sober virus was found in October 2005...
Strange, I received an email in my junk mail (woot for Hotmail filter, anyone who's not on your list gets thrown in) just like the ones they've been talking about, last year or the beginning of this year. Maybe it just wasn't as widespread until recently. I just deleted it and haven't heard of it again until now.
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