German Spam Linked to Latest Sober

Latest Sober worm sends German spam – Computerworld
E-mail users perplexed by the barrage of German-language spam waiting in their in-boxes this morning can blame the latest version of the Sober mass-mailing worm, which began rapidly spreading over the weekend.

Sober.q uses both German- and English-language messages to direct recipients to Web sites with right-wing German nationalistic content, according to an advisory from e-mail security company MX Logic Inc. in Englewood, Colo. One of the URLs points to the Web site of the right-wing German National Democratic Party, the security firm said.

I’ve seen several of these from different zombies hit CALI’s server and picked up a couple from Emory.