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May 2006

Stardust virus attempts to download a picture of a Czech porn actress.

31 May 2006

Criminal gang alleged to have stolen a total of 100 million yen from 700 people.

30 May 2006

BeastPWS-C Trojan horse steals passwords from infected users.

30 May 2006

The Troj/Paymite-J Trojan horse helps hackers spread sales message.

30 May 2006

New non-executive chairman brings growth and value-creation experience to Sophos's vision for integrated threat management leadership.

24 May 2006

An unsolicited email campaign offers a copy of Dan Brown's best selling novel "The Da Vinci Code".

24 May 2006

Music fans can claim refunds and free album downloads after being exposed to vulnerability.

24 May 2006

Jayson Harris given jail sentence for directing internet users to fake website.

23 May 2006

Organization targeted by hackers.

22 May 2006

Malware stole usernames and passwords from online poker players.

17 May 2006

Latest incident is the latest in a long line of data breaches attributed to viruses.

17 May 2006

Trojan horse displays warning that virus activity has been detected on PCs.

16 May 2006

Spyware gave employee unauthorized access to government computers.

15 May 2006

Sophos rewards successful business partners at Sophos UK Partner Conference 2006.

12 May 2006

The W32/Hoots-A worm does not appear to have been written by a professional malware author.

11 May 2006

Trojan horse tries to wipe music and movie files.

11 May 2006

Gary McKinnon claims he was looking for confidential information about alien technology.

10 May 2006

60% of respondents feel Ancheta's 57 month sentence is too soft.

10 May 2006

New appointments continue the rapid growth of Sophos.

10 May 2006

Vulnerabilities could allow hackers to attack unpatched computers.

10 May 2006

Jeanson James Ancheta seized control of 400,000 computers.

09 May 2006

Author of Sasser and Netsky worm arrested 24 months ago, but malware still spreads.

08 May 2006

The Yagnuul virus infects Excel spreadsheets.

08 May 2006

Five star hotel in Cairns, Australia chooses Sophos for its protection against viruses, spam, spyware and email policy abuse.

08 May 2006

Sanford Wallace and his company have to pay more than $4 million.

05 May 2006

Military and hospital computers were affected by the malware attack.

05 May 2006

Sophos customers defended through proactive protection.

04 May 2006

A lot has changed since the ILOVEYOU email worm spread across the globe.

04 May 2006

Sergey Kazachkov found guilty of distributing over 4000 different computer viruses.

03 May 2006

DDoS attack made auction website inaccessible.

02 May 2006

Days appear numbered for mass-mailing worms as Trojans amount to 86% of discovered threats.

02 May 2006