January 2003

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.

31 Jan 2003

Sophos, a world leader in corporate anti-virus protection, today announced its partnership with Preventon Technologies Ltd., the UK internet security specialist. Sophos and Preventon have worked together to produce a Preventon branded anti-virus product aimed at the SME and consumer markets.

29 Jan 2003

A web poll of more than 200 business PC users, conducted by Sophos Anti-Virus, has revealed that most blame their fellow system administrators for the spread of the SQL Slammer internet worm in the last few days.

27 Jan 2003

Sophos answers frequently asked questions about the W32/SQLSlam-A internet worm.

27 Jan 2003

Sophos experts warn of a new internet worm that affects vulnerable SQL servers.

25 Jan 2003

Sophos reports that JDBGMGR, the virus hoax that first appeared in April 2002, is still causing disruption almost a year after it first appeared.

24 Jan 2003

Datatilsynet, the Norwegian Data Inspectorate, apologised to subscribers of its email newsletter on computer security earlier this week after accidentally distributing the FunLove virus.

23 Jan 2003

A web poll of more than 600 business PC users, conducted by Sophos Anti-Virus, has revealed that 46% believe that yesterday's sentencing of Simon Vallor, the 22 year old found guilty of writing and distributing three malicious computer viruses, was not harsh enough.

22 Jan 2003

Simon Vallor, the twenty-two year old web designer from North Wales who, in December 2002, pleaded guilty to writing and distributing three computer viruses,

21 Jan 2003

Sophos, a world leader in corporate anti-virus solutions, and Stalker Software, Inc., the technology leader in messaging solutions, today announced a formal partnership.

21 Jan 2003

Gigabyte, the female virus writer believed to be based in Belgium, has released a virus which displays messages attacking another virus writer and attempts to disinfect the W32/Yaha-K worm.

20 Jan 2003

Simon Vallor, a virus writer awaiting sentence for his crimes in the UK, claims his viruses did no damage. However, Sophos experts who have analysed his viruses find the truth is somewhat different.

20 Jan 2003

Five days after its first appearance, the W32/Sobig-A worm continues to cause problems.

15 Jan 2003

Sophos, a world leader in corporate anti-virus protection, announced today that its solution for Windows has been awarded ICSA certification for disinfection.

15 Jan 2003

Information Security, a monthly industry trade magazine that provides news, analysis, and commentary on threats in today's IT marketplace, has opened the voting for the Information Security Excellence Awards.

15 Jan 2003

Find out how you can test your anti-virus software is installed properly.

14 Jan 2003

Sophos, a world leader in corporate anti-virus protection, is inviting Local Government Association (LGA) members responsible for computer security to attend a free seminar on the current virus threats and the most recent developments in computer security and e-government.

13 Jan 2003

Sophos, a world leader in corporate anti-virus protection, has received a number reports of a new worm called Avril or Lirva circulating in the wild.

08 Jan 2003

Sophos, a world leader in corporate anti-virus protection, announced today that its award-winning virus finding technology has been deployed by LYNX Express, the UK's largest independent parcel carrier.

06 Jan 2003

Details on the W32/Yaha-K worm and how to protect against it.

03 Jan 2003

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.

02 Jan 2003