Russian implicated as Sobig virus writer

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The author of the Sobig virus has allegedly been unmasked. An anonymous document placed on the internet links it to a Russian named Ibragimov. The document indicates the Russian, or perhaps an associate from his company Send-Safe, is behind the virus.

A spokeswoman for the National Hi-Tech Crime Unit advised caution, indicating the document could be some sort of vendetta. "It's a little suspicious," the spokeswoman said. Mikko Hypponen, director of anti-virus research at Sophos who placed a link to the document on his weblog, said the ...

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