Sophos iPhone app - free download now available

Filed Under: Apple, Malware, Mobile, Spam

Sophos has launched its first application for the Apple iPhone - designed to give you a better view of the security threats that are out there, with live hourly updates direct from SophosLabs.

Sophos iPhone app

The app, which also runs on the iPod Touch and the iPad, allows you to access Sophos information when you're on the move or away from your desk, and includes the following supa-dupa features:

Threat Spotlight Experts from our labs detail some of the most interesting threats that they have analysed in the last week, explaining who is at risk, details of the attack and how to avoid becoming a victim.

Latest threats A dynamic list of the latest top ten threats analysed by the experts in SophosLabs, providing detailed information on their prevalence and a helpful link to further details on the Sophos website.

Stats Sexy graphs to bamboozle your boss with - showing in technicolour pie charts the latest stats for top email attachment malware attacks, spam and web-based threats.

Maps Now this is funky. Your iPhone will show you a world map, allowing you to view not just the latest email, spam and web attacks - but where they have been spotted around the world. You can even zoom in on particular countries, and view the subject lines of spams being sent around the globe.

Info Links to our blogs, our latest threat report, and loads of other good stuff.

So, what are you waiting for? Grab it from the Apple App Store now, or search for "Sophos" in the iTunes App Store.

We're very interested in getting feedback as to what you think of this Sophos app. So please do leave us a rating and a review on iTunes, as it will help us decide if we should develop it further.

Also, if you have the time, why not quickly fill in the following survey to tell us what you'd like to see next from the Sophos Security Threat Monitor app?

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