August 2002

The Duload worm (W32/Duload-A), which has the potential to infect PCs connected to the KaZaA file sharing network, may be a damp squib when it comes to infecting users, but it certainly provides an interesting insight into the topics that may occupy many virus writers' minds, according to Sophos.

27 Aug 2002

Sophos, a world leader in corporate anti-virus protection, announced today that Richard Jacobs, Sophos's technical director, will be discussing internet security at Gartner's Sector 5 event, which takes place in Washington D.C. from the 21st until the 23rd of August.

20 Aug 2002

Sophos has made available beta versions of its MailMonitor for SMTP products on the Solaris/Sparc Unix, Windows NT/2000 and Linux/Intel platforms.

13 Aug 2002

Sophos, a world leader in corporate anti-virus solutions, today announced the appointment of senior executive, Mark Hatton to vice president of North American sales. Mark assumes his position today.

12 Aug 2002

Sophos, a world leader in corporate anti-virus protection, announced today that it has signed an international OEM agreement with educational specialist internet platform developer, myinternet Limited.

08 Aug 2002

Sophos announced today that it is a corporate sponsor of VB2002, the 12th Annual Virus Bulletin Conference, to be held in New Orleans, Louisiana (Sept 26 - 27 2002).

06 Aug 2002

According to reports in an Israeli newspaper, five teenagers have been charged in connection with the W32/Goner-A virus which spread worldwide late last year.

06 Aug 2002

NetXactics, the Southern African distributor for Sophos, a world leader in corporate anti-virus protection, today announced that the The South African Bureau of Standards (SABS) has renewed their Sophos Anti-Virus license for a further year.

06 Aug 2002

The Surnova worm appeals to console game fans by posing as a GameCube or XBox emulator.

06 Aug 2002

Sophos's anti-virus solutions have scored highly in a comparative test published by Federal Computer Week in its 5 August 2002 edition.

05 Aug 2002

Sophos, a world leader in corporate anti-virus protection, today announced that Sophos Anti-Virus for NetWare has been awarded the VB 100% award in the August 2002 edition of Virus Bulletin.

02 Aug 2002

NetXactics, the Southern African distributor for Sophos Anti-Virus, a world leader in corporate anti-virus protection, today announced that the University of the Western Cape has chosen Sophos Anti-Virus to defend the University's servers and workstations from the over 75,000 computer viruses, Trojans and worms in existence.

02 Aug 2002