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November 2005

Link to legitimate government website bounces you into the hands of phishers.

30 Nov 2005

Sophos reports highest ever record of new malware, and new Sober worm shoots to number one.

30 Nov 2005

Sophos and PostX increase email security for their respective customers.

29 Nov 2005

One in 13 emails are now infected by the Sober worm, Sophos warns.

24 Nov 2005

The latest Bagle Trojan horses are being distributed widely across the internet.

24 Nov 2005

Sophos protects proactively against a new widespread version of the Sober worm.

22 Nov 2005

Sophos cries foul at latest scam trick.

21 Nov 2005

Sophos, a world leader in integrated threat management, announces PureMessage for UNIX 5.1, the company’s enhanced email gateway solution.

21 Nov 2005

Peter Moshou has been sentenced to one year in prison.

17 Nov 2005

Find out more about how zombie computers can threaten your company's data and reputation.

17 Nov 2005

Sophos receives "Business Software Supplier of the Year" award in the thirteenth annual Computing Awards for Excellence.

17 Nov 2005

Spammers are offering to buy body parts.

16 Nov 2005

Peter Francis-Macrae has been sent to jail for six years.

16 Nov 2005

Only 2% say it is a fair way to fight music pirates.

14 Nov 2005

Sophos protects against new malware, and introduces tool to disable vulnerability on affected computers.

10 Nov 2005

A flaw in Macromedia's Flash Player could help hackers run malicious code on users' computers.

10 Nov 2005

Sophos will work closely with the IWF to combat internet child abuse, and criminally obscene and racist content.

10 Nov 2005

Sophos announces the establishment of Sophos Benelux.

09 Nov 2005

Microsoft has issued a critical security update. Sophos urges computer users to take action now.

09 Nov 2005

Gateway security solution now provides ability to perform content filtering in email communications, including archived attachments.

08 Nov 2005

Sophos Anti-Virus has been awarded the VB 100% award by Virus Bulletin magazine. This is the 30th time Sophos Anti-Virus has won a VB 100% award, confirming its position as one of the most powerful virus protection products available.

08 Nov 2005

Suspect alleged to have profited from his attacks, making nearly $60,000.

04 Nov 2005

Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) has deployed Sophos Anti-Virus with Sophos PureMessage for Windows/Exchange.

03 Nov 2005

A British court has jailed a phishing gang who stole from eBay users.

01 Nov 2005

A new variant of the Bagle downloader Trojan has been distributed via email.

01 Nov 2005

Record quantities of new malware are reported by Sophos.

01 Nov 2005