Monthly Archives: November 2010
Two people have been arrested by Japanese police, accused of stealing virtual goods from players of the game "Lineage II: The Chaotic Throne".
Malicious hackers are spreading ransomware, which encrypts media and Office files on victim's computers, in an attempt to extort $120.
The attack appears to have hit computer users via a drive-by vulnerability on compromised websites.
A new flaw in Google's Android phone software was disclosed this week. Can Google create an open platform and still maintain a secure environment?
Sky News just published an article, complete with video, entitled Stuxnet Super Virus 'In Hands Of Bad Guys'. In the article and the video, you will see and hear a variety of startling claims.
All we need now is some genuine evidence.
A new zero day exploit has been revealed in Windows that can lead to an elevation of privilege. Find out the details and what you might do to protect yourself
A short history of Mac malware - from 1982 to present day. Learn about the viruses, worms, Trojans and scareware that have affected Apple computers.
Do you protect your Apple Mac computer against malware?
Companies warned that they must wake up to the importance of encrypting their laptops.
ICO issues first fines to British organisations being sloppy with sensitive information, and breaching the Data Protection Act.
Sophos Security Chet Chats 35 and 36 discuss Movember, iOS, Reader X, Zeus, Stuxnet, China and more!
Does anyone really know the truth behind the number "19790509", embedded inside the Stuxnet worm?
And what - if anything - does The Grateful Dead have to do with it?
Do you remember the widespread Stinx malware attack in 2006?
M00p cybercrime gang member Matthew Anderson, aka "warpigs", has been sentenced to jail by a British court.
Apple has pushed out the much anticipated update to its mobile operating system - iOS 4.2.
Although most of the headlines have focused on new functionality Apple has introduced, there's a much more important reason why you should be considering updating your Apple iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad. Security.
Rowland Yu of SophosLabs is a lucky chap. He was in Bali last week attending the Association of anti Virus Asia Researchers (AVAR) conference. Here he reports on what he saw and heard.