Articles by Romana Ward

Security fears around remote working, the cloud and wireless networks cited by SMBs

Security fears around remote working, the cloud and wireless networks cited by SMBs

The days of IT managers simply worrying about the security of the network inside their physical offices are long gone.

Cloud services, mobile devices, wireless networks and a remote workforce are complicating security management for IT departments who wish to protect corporate data.

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Sophos Security Threat Report Update reveals 2011's top threats so far

Sophos Security Threat Report Update reveals 2011's top threats so far

Sophos has published its Mid-Year 2011 Security Threat Report. High-profile hacking attacks against governments and corporations have dominated the security landscape in 2011, drowning out attacks that target consumers – such as fake anti-virus, search engine poisoning and social networking scams.

Beware of malicious Rapidshare links sent to you by a friend.

Beware of malicious Rapidshare links sent to you by a friend.

I've got this e-mail from my former classmate about a week ago: Followed by another one last night: Needless to say, the links point to malware. The first URL was taken down. But the last one is still active, though Read more…

FakeAV promo site exposed

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Scareware (aka "rogue software", aka FakeAlert, aka FakeAV) has been a growing trend in the recent months. This lucrative "business" generates multi-million dollar revenues today and shows no signs of slowing down. Occasionally we get a glimpse of how these Read more…