July 2003

Microsoft warns users of a vulnerability that may allow hackers to gain complete control over a remote Windows computer.

31 Jul 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 Jul 2003

Sophos Australia and New Zealand, a leader in anti-virus protection for businesses and government departments, has today announced that Bega Valley Shire Council will deploy more than 250 Sophos Anti-Virus licences across its operations to protect Windows workstations, laptops and network servers.

30 Jul 2003

Sophos, a global leader in computer anti-virus protection for businesses, has announced the launch of a new version of its award-winning MailMonitor for Exchange product to scan Microsoft Exchange 2003 servers for email-aware worms, viruses, and Trojan horses.

29 Jul 2003

Sophos, a world leader in corporate anti-virus protection, today announced that Sophos Anti-Virus for NetWare (3.71) has been awarded the VB 100% award in the August 2003 edition of Virus Bulletin.

29 Jul 2003

Sophos, a global leader in anti-virus protection for businesses, has announced the launch of a new version of its award-winning MailMonitor for Exchange product to scan Microsoft Exchange 2003 servers for email-aware worms, viruses, and Trojan horses.

28 Jul 2003

Sophos technical support has reminded users of the nuisance caused by forwarding emails, as a message claiming to contain the contents of celebrity chef Jamie Oliver's recipe book cooks up a storm on the internet.

25 Jul 2003

The West Bengal Education Minister, Kanti Biswas, has blamed a computer virus for students receiving incorrect marks in Higher Secondary examinations this week.

24 Jul 2003

Simon Vallor, the Welsh virus writer who infected thousands of computers, has failed to have his prison sentence cut on appeal.

23 Jul 2003

Graphical reports on viruses detected across the entire network give system administrators even more control over their business's security.

21 Jul 2003

Sophos, a global leader in computer anti-virus protection for businesses, has announced the launch of a new version of its award-winning MailMonitor for Exchange product to scan Microsoft Exchange 2003 servers for email-aware worms, viruses, and Trojan horses.

21 Jul 2003

The Gruel worm poses as a critical security patch from Microsoft, and displays a message abusing the Microsoft operating system.

18 Jul 2003

A new email-aware worm arrives in the form of a coconut shy game.

16 Jul 2003

Sophos, a world leader in anti-virus protection for businesses, will be introducing its new anti-virus product at the MacWorld Expo on the 16-18 July.

15 Jul 2003

Sophos, a world leader in anti-virus protection for businesses, has developed a new anti-virus product specfically designed to protect users of the latest Macintosh operating system from virus infection.

14 Jul 2003

MacWorld Expo, New York - Sophos, a world leader in anti-virus solutions for businesses, will be introducing its new anti-virus product at the MacWorld Expo on July 16-18.

14 Jul 2003

Sophos has received a number of reports from customers concerned about an email inviting them to view comedy video clips on a website.

11 Jul 2003

The "Bill Gates fortune" hoax has taken top spot on Sophos's list of most commonly encountered email chain letters, virus hoaxes and scams.

10 Jul 2003

Sophos warns of a worm disguised as a movie of Hollywood actress Julia Roberts.

07 Jul 2003

A report published by Sophos reveals that the vast majority of viruses are ignoring owners of Macintosh computers and targeting PC users instead.

03 Jul 2003

A worm which can spread exploiting the names of celebrities such as actress Halle Berry, popstar Kylie Minogue and chanteuse Celine Dion creates confusion.

03 Jul 2003

Butler Group, Europe's leading IT analyst company, has produced a report on Sophos and its products.

03 Jul 2003

The W32/Colevo worm highlights the increasing political turmoil in the South American country of Bolivia.

01 Jul 2003