Like many of you this weekend I woke up to hundreds of German spam messages in my Junk mail box. This is due to a very fast spreading variant of the Sober worm (Sober.Q).
Check out this article over at Yahoo news:
If you are using the No-IP POP3 service. A spam hit level of about 7 seems to block out the majority of these. A lower number will insure that most of them reach your junk folder.