Sophos has joined forces with Microsoft to provide anti-virus
software and information to businesses over the Millennium holiday
Microsoft has chosen to partner with Sophos as part of its
commitment to helping customers prepare their PC environments for
the year 2000 by providing free information, resources and
"The Millennium is a time for celebration, but viruses don't go
on holiday any day of the year", said Graham Cluley, senior
technology consultant for Sophos Anti-Virus, "There's a lot of
confusion about the Y2K bug and computer viruses and we are happy
to inform people that they are very different issues. Virus
protection is important, and needs to be in place every day of the
year, including the holiday season".
Sophos has recently published a paper, "Is there a Y2K virus
problem?" which dispels the myths and hysteria about the year 2000
virus threat and provides sensible, authoritative advice.
A fully-working evaluation version of Sophos Anti-Virus can be