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May 2005

Israeli police have revealed their findings of a large-scale industrial espionage scandal.

31 May 2005

Sophos, a world leader in protecting businesses against spam and viruses, has announced the winners of its Partner Awards 2005, designed to showcase its top performing UK channel business partners.

24 May 2005

Sophos, a global leader in network security, announced today that it has formally instituted the company’s Canadian subsidiary, which is designed to capitalize on the geography's strong demand for effective policy-based network security products.

19 May 2005

Sophos, a global leader in network security, announced today that Mark Hatton has been appointed to president, North America.

19 May 2005

Paul Ducklin, Head of Technology, Asia Pacific for Sophos, will give two presentations at next week's AusCERT conference at The Royal Pines Resort on the Gold Coast.

19 May 2005

Computers previously infected by the Sober-N worm are now sending out German language spam. Sophos protects proactively against the threat.

16 May 2005

Independent research and test centre West Coast Labs has awarded Sophos Anti-Virus with its prestigious Trojan certification, complementing Sophos's other Checkmark certifications for virus detection and disinfection.

13 May 2005

Mozilla releases version 1.0.4 of its Firefox web browser, fixing security vulnerabilities.

12 May 2005

The Massachusetts Attorney General is trying to shut down websites run by an international spam gang.

12 May 2005

A 21-year-old man has been sentenced to jail for his part in the Thr34t-Krew international hacking gang which broke into Department of Defense computers with a Trojan horse.

11 May 2005

Microsoft has warned Windows users of an important security flaw

11 May 2005

Sophos, a world leader in protecting businesses against spam and viruses, has announced that Merseyside Police is using Sophos's SAV Interface to secure its IT systems.

11 May 2005

Serious vulnerabilities have been found in the Firefox web browser, leading Mozilla to recommend users disable Javascript.

10 May 2005

The Wurmark-K email worm displays a picture of an albino gorilla as it infects computers.

10 May 2005

British computer users have been warned not to click on an email which claims that Tony Blair's email account has been hacked.

06 May 2005

The Sober-N worm continues to cause problems.

04 May 2005

Sophos experts report on why spammers are deliberately including jokes in their bulk emails.

04 May 2005

Sophos receives many reports of the Sober-N worm from the wild.

03 May 2005

Sophos continues to help healthcare organizations protect against malicious threats, enforce policies and achieve overall compliance with the HIPAA legislation that mandates patient confidentiality.

03 May 2005