You’ve probably seen them — emails from the FBI and the like.  Sober-Y is pretty significant in its breadth.

I even had a friend contact me:  “I’m getting notes that the FBI has been watching me!”.  Oh boy.  I patiently explained that it was merely a virus.

Some are calling it the biggest email virus outbreak of the year.  I agree.

It looks like an e-mail from the FBI, or a note promising pictures of Paris Hilton — but some anti-virus companies are now calling it the most widespread computer virus outbreak of the year. 

MSNBC article link here.

Alex Eckelberry