Articles by Carole Theriault
The Spanish police have arrested 11 individuals suspected of being members of the infamous Reveton ransomware gang.
In response to an increased number of sexual blackmailers harassing and terrorising young girls online, the FBI has published tips to help young people better protect themselves. We also added a few more for good measure.
Ahhh, losing phones - something i sadly do often. A recent survey has some interesting findings: it reported that men were more likely than women to lose devices, and that Londoners lost devices more often than people living elsewhere in the UK. Any of this surprise you?
A few weeks ago, we asked you, our readers, a little bit more about you. Here are the results of that anonymous poll.
The other day, someone asked me: so who exactly reads Naked Security? And how do you know you are giving them what they want?
Sophos has received reports that some Google searches for "Sophos Technical Support" lead to bogus pages purporting to be official Sophos Support contact information. Remember, Sophos Support provides free support to all customers and partners experiencing any software issues, including the Shh/Updater-B false positive.
Imagine you are at work. You're rattling through your email message. And in your inbox, sitting quietly, is a message with the word "sexy" in the title...
Would you open it?
Four Bitcoin users are suing the coin exchange for $460,000 USD, accusing the now frozen Bitcoin trading platform Bitcoinica for breach of contract and negligence.
WikiLeaks says it is the victim of a massive DDoS. Is it because it leaked TrapWire's surveillance system that makes use of real-time facial profiling to search databases of red-flagged individuals?
Sophos's James Lyne recently auditioned to present at next year's main TED conference in Long Beach California: "The Young. The Wise. The Undiscovered." Take a look and see what you think.
Watch his audition, and let TED know what you think.
Sophos's free virus removal tool has been updated and reissued, thanks to feedback from Naked Security readers. It now is 20% faster and has better detection and clean-up capabilities.
To help you better safeguard your Android phone and tablet, Sophos just published Sophos Mobile Security for Android in Google Play. Oh, and it's free!