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Localised "designer" malware campaigns all the rage, says Sophos

Localised "designer" malware campaigns all the rage, says Sophos

Criminal outfits are increasingly distributing "designer" spam and malware, customised to optimally target victims in specific geographic regions, according to new research from Sophos' research division, SophosLabs.
By Bradley Barth May 6 2016, 10:16AM
Software roundup: Top 21 new downloads of the week

Software roundup: Top 21 new downloads of the week

This week has seen a number of exciting releases covering every area of software imaginable. Get the downloads here.
By Mark Wilson Apr 22 2012, 5:08PM
Get Sophos Virus Removal Tool free

Get Sophos Virus Removal Tool free

Sophos has released a free on-demand Virus Removal Tool. Get the download here.
By Mike Williams Apr 13 2012, 8:46AM
Virus alert: malware mimicking Windows Updates

Virus alert: malware mimicking Windows Updates

Sophos has warned of fake antivirus software posing as security updates from Microsoft.
By Stewart Mitchell Jun 10 2011, 8:46AM
Sophos buys Astaro in hardware play

Sophos buys Astaro in hardware play

The UK-based security firm makes a security hardware play in buying Astaro.
By Tom Brewster May 9 2011, 8:54AM
ESET and Sophos release free Mac antivirus tools

ESET and Sophos release free Mac antivirus tools

Both ESET and Sophos have released antivirus tools for OS X
By Mark Wilson Nov 3 2010, 5:04PM
Rick Astley gets jailbroken privileges on Aussie iPhone virus attack

Rick Astley gets jailbroken privileges on Aussie iPhone virus attack

The internet's most famous meme has now turned up on Australian iPhones, infecting vulnerable jailbroken phones with the 80s pop star's image - proving that not all malware is humourless.
By Daniel Long Nov 9 2009, 4:36PM
Social networks urged to tighten security

Social networks urged to tighten security

A new Sophos report is warning users of social networks such as Facebook and MySpace not to be complacent and stay vigilent against hackers and criminal networks keen on using the data found on the sites.
By Phil Muncaster Jul 23 2009, 3:35PM
US tops spam relay chart - again

US tops spam relay chart - again

The USA is responsible for 15 per cent of all junk mail, says a Sophos report.
By Staff Writers Jul 21 2009, 5:37PM
Sophos planning to supply anti-virus in Klingon

Sophos planning to supply anti-virus in Klingon

Security firm Sophos seems to be preparing to launch a version of its software security suite for users who prefer to speak Klingon..
By Iain Thomson May 20 2009, 9:26AM
Small Business Security Group Test: Symantec, McAfee, Kaspersky, Trend Micro and more

Small Business Security Group Test: Symantec, McAfee, Kaspersky, Trend Micro and more

When you're a small business without an IT department you need easy-to-install, easy-to-manage security. We've reviewed eight small business security packages.
By Nathan Taylor Mar 20 2009, 4:43PM
Sophos Security Suite SBE 2.5

Sophos Security Suite SBE 2.5

Unlike most business security solutions, you don't need to be running a server to set up Sophos Security Suite SBE 2.5.
By Nathan Taylor Mar 20 2009, 4:20PM
Interview: Virus protection for 2007

Interview: Virus protection for 2007

A new year, a new operating system and still, the danger of data loss to viruses is as great as ever.
By Ed Dawson Jan 25 2007, 4:42PM
Symantec and McAfee 'should have prepared better' for Vista

Symantec and McAfee 'should have prepared better' for Vista

Rival security firm Sophos claims it is having no problems with PatchGuard.
By Robert Jaques Oct 24 2006, 3:48PM
Mabir phone worm risk low

Mabir phone worm risk low

Security company Sophos has advised that the risk posed to mobile phone users by the Mabir worm is very low.
By Staff Writers Apr 13 2005, 12:20PM
Sophos Anti-Virus

Sophos Anti-Virus

Sophos Anti-Virus is clearly aimed at the enterprise market, with the minimum purchase being a 10-user licence, renewable annually. Unlike some of the other packages, Sophos is available for most operating systems including Unix, Open VMS, NetWare and Macintosh.
By Staff Writers Oct 1 2001, 12:00AM