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Sober-ing thought: New worm poses as Microsoft patch

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Sober-ing thought: New worm poses as Microsoft patch

new virus discovered Monday plays off fears generated by last week’s wave of worms by masquerading as a patch from Microsoft that purportedly keeps MyDoom at bay. Sober.d, also dubbed Roca.a by some security firms, arrives in an E-mail message with a subject that reads “Microsoft Alert: Please Read!” The worm also comes in a German flavor, with a matching headline of “Microsoft Alarm: Bitte Lesen!”

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