Top malware threats and latest security trends explored in Sophos podcast

Sophos Press Release

Graham Cluley interviewed about the Sophos Security Threat Report 2007

Graham Cluley
Sophos senior technology consultant Graham Cluley discusses the latest internet threats.

Sophos, a world leader in protecting businesses against computer threats, today announced that it has published a new podcast discussing the Sophos Security Threat Report 2007.

This week Sophos experts released their detailed report into the top malware threats, the latest trends in cybercrime, the top countries for hosting malware on the web, and other topics such as the rise of image spam and Trojan downloaders.

In the podcast, Graham Cluley, senior technology consultant at Sophos, is interviewed by Carole Theriault about the Sophos Security Threat Report 2007 and explores the latest tactics that are being used by virus writers and spammers to make money out of innocent users. The podcast also discusses threats that companies can expect to see more of during 2007.

"Sophos's threat report is certainly jam-packed with security information as well as predictions and advice for 2007," said Carole Theriault, host of the Sophos podcast. "This podcast highlights some of the findings, including the shift in how malware attacks users, new techniques used by spammers and findings on who writes malware and where it is hosted."

All Sophos podcasts are available for download at www.sophos.com/podcasts. Previous podcasts have covered topics such as image spam, phishing, Microsoft Windows Vista, corporate security policies, and rootkits.

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 www.sophos.com/company.