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October 2005

Sophos ZombieAlert has made the shortlist of finalists for the IM2005 Awards, scheduled to be revealed in December.

27 Oct 2005

Spammers are risking lives by attempting to sell bird flu drugs online.

25 Oct 2005

Sophos has been recognized as one of "Canada's Top 100 Employers."

25 Oct 2005

The producer of premium range cookers and refrigerators protects its business with Sophos's security solutions.

24 Oct 2005

The UK Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) has established a network of lawyers to specifically tackle high-tech crime.

20 Oct 2005

An email chain letter aims to fool people into believing they will receive supermarket gift vouchers if they forward on the message.

19 Oct 2005

Sophos has been positioned at number 27 in BusinessWeek's Europe 500 list, which recognises Europe's high-growth, job-creating companies.

19 Oct 2005

Sophos has been nominated for an award at one of the industry's most prestigious and respected events.

18 Oct 2005

War Child chooses Sophos to protect its sprawling network from spam, spyware and viruses.

17 Oct 2005

A man suspected of being one of the world's biggest spammers has had his computers seized by the FBI.

17 Oct 2005

The first Trojan horses for the Nintendo DS have been discovered.

13 Oct 2005

Sophos researchers reveal the top spam relaying countries between April-September 2005.

12 Oct 2005

Microsoft has issued nine new security updates, three of which are critical. Sophos urges computer users to take action now.

12 Oct 2005

Members of the Thr34t-Krew gang have been sent to prison for six and three months, but business PC users are unhappy and say that the sentence isn't tough enough.

12 Oct 2005

Three men suspected of running a zombie botnet of more than 100,000 PCs have been arrested in the Netherlands.

10 Oct 2005

Two British men, members of the Thr34t-Krew hacking gang, have been sentenced to jail.

07 Oct 2005

The first Trojan horse for a games console has been discovered.

07 Oct 2005

The Sober-O worm can spread disguised as an old school photograph.

06 Oct 2005

Sophos has joined the Common Malware Enumeration (CME) initiative, an industry group whose aim is to provide unique, common identifiers to new malware threats.

05 Oct 2005