October 2003

Sophos, a world leader in corporate anti-virus protection, today announced that Sophos Anti-Virus (3.74) has been awarded the VB 100% award in the November 2003 edition of Virus Bulletin.

31 Oct 2003

A 39-year-old man is arrested in connection with an email scam.

31 Oct 2003

Sophos, a world-leader in anti-virus and anti-spam protection for businesses, has announced that two anti-virus experts from its Sydney research laboratory will be addressing the Sixth Annual Anti-Virus Asia Researchers (AVAR) Conference next month.

30 Oct 2003

Sophos, a world leader in anti-virus and anti-spam protection for businesses, is advising that reports from England and Germany of the Windows worm W32/Sober-A have been steadily increasing since its discovery on Monday.

29 Oct 2003

Sophos Pty Ltd, a leading provider of specialist anti-virus and anti-spam solutions for businesses, has ranked 37th in the latest BRW Fast 100 index.

24 Oct 2003

Sophos, a world leader in anti-virus and anti-spam protection for businesses, has been shortlisted for the title of "Company of the Year" at the forthcoming 2003 Real Business/CBI Growing Business Awards.

23 Oct 2003

A survey conducted by the Chinese Ministry of Public Security shows that approximately 85% of computers in the country were infected with a virus this year.

21 Oct 2003

Teenage hacker Aaron Caffrey has walked free from court after being cleared of trying to bring down one of North America's biggest ports by hacking into its computer systems.

17 Oct 2003

Court interpreters in South Africa have gone on strike, after a computer virus was blamed for delaying their pay rises.

07 Oct 2003

Microsoft has issued a security patch which reportedly fixes a critical vulnerability in versions of Internet Explorer. The vulnerability was recently exploited by the Troj/Qhosts-1 Trojan horse.

06 Oct 2003

A juvenile has been arrested in the USA in connection with the W32/RpcSpybot worm.

02 Oct 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.

01 Oct 2003