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17 Nov 2005

Are you a secret spammer? Find out about the zombie threat in a new white paper from Sophos

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Experts at SophosLabs™, Sophos's global network of virus and spam research centers, have today published a white paper describing how businesses are under constant attack from the fast-moving threat of zombie computers, and how these hijacked computers can hide inside networks for the purposes of sending spam, stealing company secrets and other serious crimes.

The white paper, "Are you a spammer? Why stopping zombies dead in their tracks is essential", explains the threat that zombie computers pose, and outlines the need for organizations to protect themselves. Sophos's cross-threat expertise and technology makes it uniquely able to provide this vital extra level of security. In particular, the paper describes how Sophos ZombieAlert Service can help warn corporations that they have a zombie computer in their midst.

Read the white paper now:

Are you a spammer? Why stopping zombies dead in their tracks is essential

About Sophos

More than 100 million users in 150 countries rely on Sophos as the best protection against complex threats and data loss. Sophos is committed to providing complete security solutions that are simple to deploy, manage, and use and that deliver the industry's lowest total cost of ownership. Sophos offers award-winning encryption, endpoint security, web, email, mobile and network security solutions backed by SophosLabs - a global network of threat intelligence centers.

Sophos is headquartered in Boston, US and Oxford, UK. More information is available at