February 2001

This is the latest in a series of monthly charts counting down the ten most frequently occurring viruses as compiled by Sophos, worldwide leaders in anti-virus protection.

28 Feb 2001

German newspapers have reported that the Swiss Supreme court has sentenced a man to two months in prison after distributing a CD-ROM containing viruses

27 Feb 2001

The mayor of the Dutch town that spawned the Anna Kournikova computer worm (also known as VBS/SST-A) has reportedly made a tentative job offer to the virus author

20 Feb 2001

The mayor of the Dutch town that spawned the Anna Kournikova computer worm has made a tentative job offer to the virus author

19 Feb 2001

Sophos announced today that its product has once again achieved West Coast Labs Checkmark certification

14 Feb 2001

Sophos, a world leader in corporate anti-virus protection, has welcomed the arrest of a man in the Netherlands in connection with the VBS/SST-A computer worm

14 Feb 2001

Sophos Anti-Virus, a world leader in corporate anti-virus protection, has warned users to be wary of a new in-the-wild worm that poses as a picture of the popular Russian tennis pin-up, Anna Kournikova

12 Feb 2001

Sophos Anti-Virus, a world leader in corporate anti-virus protection, has warned users to be wary of unexpected emails from their friends speaking Italian

08 Feb 2001

Sophos, a world leader in corporate anti-virus protection, today warned companies to be aware of the dangers of electronic Valentine cards. Employees are expected to email thousands of these cards this Valentine's Day which could be harbouring dangerous computer viruses.

06 Feb 2001

Shipment of Sophos Anti-Virus February 2001 (3.42) has been delayed by localised industrial action by postal workers in the UK

05 Feb 2001

Sophos, a world leader in corporate anti-virus protection, today announced the appointment of Rachel Lane to the position of Head of Human Resources, reporting to the board.

02 Feb 2001

Sophos Anti-Virus, one of the world's leading developers of corporate anti-virus solutions, and Mailgate Plc, a premier provider of Internet access and mail server products, today announced that K-International has chosen their solutions to protect themselves from virus attack.

02 Feb 2001

Sophos technical support has received a number of calls from users concerned about a AOL password-stealing Trojan horse called "APSTrojan.qa" following a press announcement by McAfee.com.

02 Feb 2001