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25 Jul 2007

Top security trends and malware threats explored in Sophos podcast

Graham Cluley interviewed about the Sophos Security Threat Report July 2007

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

Sophos, a world leader in IT security and control, today announced that it has published a new podcast discussing the Sophos Security Threat Report for the first six months of 2007.

This week Sophos experts released their detailed report into the top malware threats, the latest trends in cybercrime, the record number of web-borne attacks, and other topics such as the rise of PDF spam.

In the podcast, Graham Cluley, senior technology consultant at Sophos, is interviewed by Carole Theriault about the Sophos Security Threat Report July 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 the rest of the year.

"Sophos's threat report is essential reading for security professionals interested in protecting their businesses against the latest internet threats," said Carole Theriault, host of the Sophos podcast. "This podcast highlights some of the findings of the report, including the relentless rise of web-based malware, how spammers are evolving their techniques to try and avoid email gateway filters, and predictions of what may be around the corner."

All Sophos podcasts are available for download at Previous podcasts have covered topics such as image spam, phishing, Microsoft Windows Vista, zero-day threats, managed appliances, corporate security policies, network access control, web threats, and rootkits.

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