November 2002

The W32/Winevar-A worm makes changes to a computer's settings so files with a .CEO extension are treated as though they are executable.

29 Nov 2002

This is the latest in a series of monthly charts counting down the ten most frequently occurring viruses and hoaxes as compiled by Sophos, a world leader in corporate anti-virus protection.

29 Nov 2002

Paul Ducklin, head of global support at Sophos, a world leader in corporate anti-virus protection, will join a panel of industry experts at Jupiter Research Australia's December Breakfastforum to discuss network security and issues such as current threats to corporate networks and the emerging duty of care obligations for executive management.

29 Nov 2002

Sophos, a world leader in corporate anti-virus protection, is expanding its network in Thailand with the appointment of four more leading business partners, to distribute its award-winning product suite.

28 Nov 2002

Sophos believes the author of the new Winevar worm (W32/Winevar-A), was inspired by the Association of Anti-Virus Asia Researchers (AVAR) 2002 conference, held last week in Seoul, Korea.

27 Nov 2002

Sophos, a world leader in corporate anti-virus protection, will be presenting to the British Chamber of Commerce in Thailand, in order to introduce Sophos's award-winning product suite to British companies with offices in the region.

27 Nov 2002

Sophos (Australia) Pty Ltd, the wholly-owned subsidiary of UK-based corporate anti-virus specialist Sophos Plc., was the fastest growing secure content management software company in Australia according to industry analyst group IDC, in its 'Asia/Pacific Security Software Tracker', released in October 2002.

26 Nov 2002

Sophos, a world leader in corporate anti-virus protection today announced that the Australia and Pacific regions of WWF (formerly known as the World Wide Fund for Nature) have each contracted for more than 100 licences of Sophos Anti-Virus to protect their computer systems against the threat of computer viruses.

21 Nov 2002

Sophos, a world leader in corporate anti-virus protection, will be both attending and sponsoring the Association of anti Virus Asia Researchers (AVAR) 2002 international conference in Seoul.

19 Nov 2002

Deloitte & Touche, the UK's fastest growing professional services firm, has unveiled its fifth annual ranking of London and the South East's fastest growing technology companies.

14 Nov 2002

Sophos has been presented with the "international expansion" award at the Tech Track 100 awards ceremony at Delfina in London for its successful penetration and expansion of overseas markets.

14 Nov 2002

Sophos reminds companies to be vigilant against the threat of Remote Access Trojans (RATs) following the news that a man has been accused of hacking into US Government networks.

13 Nov 2002

A Welsh web designer has appeared in court in connection with possession of child pornography and creating and distributing three mass-mailing computer viruses: Gokar, Redesi and Admirer.

13 Nov 2002

Sophos Pty Ltd, the wholly-owned subsidiary of UK-based corporate anti-virus specialist Sophos Plc, has been placed 30th in the latest BRW Fast 100 index, which was announced at an awards ceremony in Melbourne last night.

08 Nov 2002