August 2000

Sophos advises that a Trojan horse which deletes applications on the Palm operating system poses little threat to computer users.

29 Aug 2000

A virus which displays an animated cartoon of the Pokemon character Pikachu has captured the imagination of many in the media today. But the virus poses no threat to Sophos customers who have kept their protection up to date.

24 Aug 2000

All charges against Onel de Guzman, the Filipino student suspected of having released the VBS/LoveLetter virus in May, have been dropped.

21 Aug 2000

Users are warned against storing internet banking passwords and PIN numbers on their computers, following a security threat which targeted online customers of UBS, one of the world's largest banks.

18 Aug 2000

Major new initiative following 185% growth in channel sales.

16 Aug 2000

Sophos Anti-Virus, one of the world's largest developers of corporate virus protection, has announced that its award-winning anti-virus software is being deployed by the Australian Volunteer Coast Guard Association (AVCGA) to protect its computer systems in 60 operational bases located throughout Australia.

09 Aug 2000

This is the latest in a series of monthly charts counting down the ten most frequently occurring viruses as compiled by Sophos, worldwide leaders in anti-virus protection.

01 Aug 2000

Human temptation opens Pandora's box of viruses.

01 Aug 2000