Monthly Archives: May 2012
Be on your guard against emails that claim to be about a hotel booking that you never made - you could be putting your computer at risk of infection by malware.
Sophos is hosting events in San Diego, Santa Fe, Toronto and Indianapolis in the next few weeks where our experts will explain how malware threats actually work and what you can do to protect your business.
It's child's play to create a Google account, and use the Google Docs facility to host an online form.
But scammers are exploiting Google Docs to phish for passwords and sensitive information.
New Jersey town mayor was arrested on Thursday for allegedly hacking into a site that criticized his administration and intimidating individuals associated with it. You couldn't make this stuff up...
Last weekend, Chronic Dev tweeted about the latest jailbreak tool for Apple's iDevices. In just two days, nearly one million people used it.
With such clear minority interest in jailbreaking, what should Apple do next?
A proxy tool used by Iranian internet users to evade censorship and oppression is being distributed with a Trojan horse that can log their keystrokes and surfing habits reporting back their activities to its author.
In computer security history, the word Ska is most notably associated with a widespread mass-mailing virus also known as Happy99.
Happily, that association has recently been subsumed by an ambitious astronomical project - one which brings astonishing computer science challenges all of its own.
Skywiper, Flame, Flamer - whatever you want to call it, this malware is making the headlines today.
Find out more.
Iranian authorities claim to have discovered another targeted cyberattack against the country - the Flamer worm (also known as Flame).
Science fiction writer Elizabeth Moon does *not* believe that all humans should be subcutaneously RFID chipped at birth.
First there was a warning that there were zombies on the road ahead..
Now it's the turn of the Daleks.
Password policies are the enemy of security, the developer of a password analyzing tool concludes, while a vendor pushes it further to decree that password security is, basically, toast.
A firm has been fined £50,000 after Trojan versions of popular Android apps secretly sent expensive SMS messages to premium rate numbers.