February 2003

An internet chain letter predicts that the internet will stop working on Monday, 3 March 2003. Sophos debunks the threat and provides advice to users on what they should do if they receive the warning.

28 Feb 2003

Sophos announced today that its flagship product, Sophos Anti-Virus, has yet again achieved West Coast Labs Checkmark certification.

27 Feb 2003

A Sophos survey of 4500 system administrators reveals that many small to medium-sized enterprises around the world are not updating their anti-virus software often enough.

26 Feb 2003

Many people have searched the Sophos website searching for information on the Lovgate computer worm, but very few seem to have been actually infected by it.

25 Feb 2003

Sophos, a world leader in anti-virus protection for businesses, has signed a worldwide licensing agreement with Barbedwire Technologies, a leading provider of enterprise security appliance solutions.

25 Feb 2003

Sophos, a world leader in corporate anti-virus protection, has appointed Geoff Snare as its new head of global support.

24 Feb 2003

Sophos, a world leader in corporate anti-virus solutions, today announced the immediate availability of Remote Update, a new application that easily updates remote computers with the latest virus protection updates and upgrades for Sophos Anti-Virus software.

19 Feb 2003

Sophos Anti-Virus, a world leader in corporate anti-virus protection, today announced Remote Update, a new application that easily updates remote computers with the latest virus protection updates and upgrades of Sophos Anti-Virus software.

18 Feb 2003

A new beta version of Sophos's MailMonitor for Exchange 2000 product is now available for customers to download and test.

14 Feb 2003

Sophos technical support has received a number of enquiries from users who have received an unsolicited electronic Valentine card via email, concerned that it might be a virus.

13 Feb 2003

Sophos reports on a new computer worm which claims to contain pictures of Hollywood actress Catherine Zeta-Jones

13 Feb 2003

Law enforcement agencies in the United Kingdom and USA search premises in probe into internet computer menace.

06 Feb 2003

Sophos, a world leader in corporate anti-virus protection, announced today that Don Bosco Technical College, one of the pioneering technical schools in the Philippines, has chosen to deploy Sophos SAV Interface to protect its campus network against computer viruses.

06 Feb 2003

Sophos, a world leader in corporate anti-virus solutions, today announced record momentum in 2002. Sophos reported record results for last fiscal year, where it experienced nearly a 40% growth rate - more than twice the rate of analyst expectations for the overall anti-virus market.

05 Feb 2003

The BBC has confirmed that subscribers to its email newsletter about The Archers, the world's longest running radio serial, were accidentally sent the Sobig worm.

04 Feb 2003

Sophos, a world leader in corporate anti-virus solutions, today announced the latest in a series of monthly charts counting down the ten most frequently occurring viruses and hoaxes.

03 Feb 2003