Sophos Anti-Virus on-access scanner for Linux demonstrated at LinuxWorld Expo

Sophos Press Release

Sophos demonstrated a prototype of its Linux on-access virus scanner at LinuxWorld Expo/Tokyo on 1-3 June 2005.

This high-speed on-access scanner will be integrated into Sophos Anti-Virus for Linux, version 5.0, due for release on a date to be announced. Automatic updating and an administration GUI are also planned for this release. With low CPU usage and rapid throughput, the software will operate reliably and securely with a wide range of Linux distributions.

More than 100 million users in 150 countries rely on Sophos’ complete security solutions as the best protection against complex threats and data loss. Simple to deploy, manage, and use, Sophos’ award-winning encryption, endpoint security, web, email, mobile and network security solutions are backed by SophosLabs - a global network of threat intelligence centers. Sophos is headquartered in Oxford, U.K., and is publicly traded on the London Stock Exchange under the symbol “SOPH.” More information is available at