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November 2006

Sophos and GROUP technologies AG have extended their strategic partnership by integrating SAV interface and Sophos Anti-Spam interface into IQ.Suite for Lotus Notes and Microsoft Exchange for GROUP Technologies.

30 Nov 2006

Sophos announced today that ComputerWorld conducted a product review of Sophos Security Suite for small businesses, focusing on anti-virus and firewall features.

29 Nov 2006

Sophos has revealed the most prevalent malware threats and hoaxes causing problems for computer users around the world during November 2006.

29 Nov 2006

The global director of SophosLabs appeared in an eWeek "Onsecurity" podcast discussing the evolution of the malware industry and why simple virus attacks are still troubling computer users.

29 Nov 2006

Experts at SophosLabs are urging online shoppers to be safe this holiday season and are offering security tips that will significantly reduce the risk of being a victim of an online attack.

28 Nov 2006

Sophos has published a new podcast discussing the increasing threat of phishing attacks and asks whether banks are to blame.

24 Nov 2006

A spam campaign claims to offer free explicit images and videos, in an attempt to trick users into downloading a malicious Trojan horse.

24 Nov 2006

Sophos today announced a new version of Sophos Anti-Virus which fully supports the Microsoft Windows Vista operating system.

23 Nov 2006

Experts at SophosLabs have revealed that over half of all malware originating in China in October was designed to steal usernames and passwords.

22 Nov 2006

Experts at SophosLabs have identified spammers offering to send your child a letter from Santa as a means of collecting legitimate email addresses.

21 Nov 2006

Solution recognized for achieving rigorous anti-virus gateway certification.

20 Nov 2006

Solution recognized as achieving rigorous desktop/server detection and cleaning certification.

20 Nov 2006

Solution recognized for achieving rigorous anti-virus gateway certification.

20 Nov 2006

Four people have been arrested in Spain in connection with a series of online crimes including malware writing, data theft and credit card fraud.

16 Nov 2006

Sophos stresses caution in recent statements that banks should stop emailing customers to avoid providing more temptation for phishers.

15 Nov 2006

Companies and home users urged to patch at the earliest opportunity.

15 Nov 2006

Richard Jacobs talks about whether Microsoft Vista is stopping security vendors from doing their job.

14 Nov 2006

Sophos will be showcasing a range of products new to the Middle East region at the forthcoming Gitex event, held in Dubai later this month.

14 Nov 2006

Former McAfee executive Seán Glynn joins Sophos.

13 Nov 2006

Ten years jail for hacker who blackmailed schoolgirls won't deter computer criminals.

10 Nov 2006

US political emails fail to set a good example for other internet marketeers.

09 Nov 2006

Matthew Byrne also hacked into accounts on a dating website.

08 Nov 2006

Dref-N worm spreads via email, posing as fake breaking news.

08 Nov 2006

New combined software and hardware approach reduces anti-virus costs by 45 percent.

07 Nov 2006

Proof-of-concept virus does not pose a threat.

06 Nov 2006

Sophos reveals top twelve spam relaying countries over the third quarter of 2006.

06 Nov 2006

Malware authors commandeer Wikipedia online encyclopedia in an attempt to plant malicious code on innocent users' computers.

03 Nov 2006

17 individuals held in investigation that covered USA, Poland and Romania.

03 Nov 2006

Proof-of-concept spyware worm poses as a patch for Google's popular Gmail email service.

02 Nov 2006

Seminars and product demonstrations highlight how to combat malware attacks.

01 Nov 2006