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March 2005

The W32/Ahker-F worm lures the unwary with promised footage of celebrities.

31 Mar 2005

Sophos, a world leader in protecting businesses against spam and viruses, has published a report revealing the top ten viruses and hoaxes causing problems for businesses around the world during the month of March 2005.

31 Mar 2005

Sophos experts have warned users to be wary of unsolicited instant messages.

30 Mar 2005

Microsoft settles case against with Blaster-B author, agreeing that he should spend 225 hours doing community service.

30 Mar 2005

Users of the Firefox web browser are being advised to update to protect against a critical security vulnerability.

24 Mar 2005

Sophos, global leader in network security, releases a report identifying the words that spammers most commonly include in their marketing messages but attempt to hide from anti-spam software.

22 Mar 2005

Sophos, a world leader in network security, announced today that it has renewed its alliance agreement with Chili Systems, Inc., a premier developer of managed network server appliances and business technology solutions.

22 Mar 2005

Experts at SophosLabs™, Sophos's global network of virus and spam analysis centres, have published a report detailing the most commonly used words that spammers include in their marketing messages but attempt to hide from anti-spam software.

22 Mar 2005

Sophos, a global leader in network security and Stalker Software, the technology leader in email, collaboration, and real-time communication solutions, today announced a formal partnership.

22 Mar 2005

According to media reports, federal police in Brazil have arrested Valdir Paulo de Almeida, the suspected leader of a gang that stole $37 million from its victims' online bank accounts.

21 Mar 2005

A criminal hacking gang's attempt to steal money from a bank via the internet has been foiled. Sophos warns of increasing keyboard logging menace.

17 Mar 2005

Spam researchers at SophosLabs™, Sophos's global network of virus and spam analysis centres, are warning computer users to be wary of a new email scam, which dupes innocent people into believing they are the beneficiaries of the late Sir Denis Thatcher's last will and testament.

16 Mar 2005

The W32/Elitper-D worm disguises itself as a screensaver of professional wrestling divas, Sable and Torrie Wilson.

15 Mar 2005

A Louisiana man has been sentenced to six months in prison for infecting WebTV users with a Trojan horse that called the emergency services.

15 Mar 2005

Sophos, a world leader in protecting businesses against spam and viruses, has been named Company of the Year 2005 by the Cambridge University Computer Laboratory Graduate Association.

15 Mar 2005

Experts at SophosLabs™, Sophos's global network of virus and spam analysis centres, have identified that some spammers are using a technique from the early days of computing in an attempt to slip their unwanted messages past anti-spam software detected.

15 Mar 2005

Experts at Sophos have warned computer users about a new variant of the Bagle Trojan horse that is being spammed out to many internet users via email.

04 Mar 2005

Sophos, HP and Commander have teamed up in Australia to deliver a highly effective and low-cost email security solution that protects businesses from computer viruses and spam, and enforces corporate policy.

04 Mar 2005

Sophos experts report many sightings of the BagleDl-L Trojan horse.

01 Mar 2005

A new accreditation programme further strengthens business partners' technical skills.

01 Mar 2005

Sophos, a world leader in protecting businesses against spam and viruses, has published a report revealing the top ten viruses and hoaxes causing problems for businesses around the world during the month of February 2005.

01 Mar 2005