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Telstra Bigpond users targeted in post-data-breach phishing campaign

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A phishing campaign targeting users of Telstra Bigpond, Australia's largest ISP, is urging users to confirm their billing information or risk suspension.

All pretty run-of-the-mill, but neatly timed given that Telstra suffered a data breach of customer information last Friday.

Sophos's Naked Security nominated in 3rd Annual Social Security Blogger Awards

Sophos's Naked Security nominated in 3rd Annual Social Security Blogger Awards

Naked Security has been named a finalist in two categories at the upcoming Social Security Blogger Awards.

Oh, and there's still time to vote. Hint hint..

Welcome to Naked Security!

Naked Security

Tell us what you think about the new look of our site - good or bad - by leaving a comment. Yes, we have comments on our blog now. Who'd have thought it?

Vote now! Help Sophos choose the name for its new security news portal

Vote now! Help Sophos choose the name for its new security news portal

Wow! Since our plea earlier in the month, we have been swamped by suggestions for our soon-to-be launched security news portal (aka glorified blog), bringing the ramblings of Duck, Chet, our labbies and me into one place). We have had Read more…

Name Sophos's new blog, win an iPod Touch

Name Sophos's new blog, win an iPod Touch

It's competition time! We're all very excited here at Sophos Towers because next month we hope to roll out a whole new blog for you, our faithful readers. We'll be bringing together our star bloggers (Chet and Duck, and yours Read more…

How Twitter spam steals from Google, Yahoo!

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Scammers have been devising ways to ride on someone else's coattails since the dawn of time. With every new technology they find another way to make money from nothing. Today I am going to highlight a method that involves Twitter, Read more…

SC Awards fail for Clu-blog, and no Rolf Harris either

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Last night I totally failed to win the title of Most Popular Security Blog at the SC Awards gala dinner, held in San Francisco. Congratulations to Gary Warner, who writes the "Cybercrime & Doing Time" blog for his well-deserved win Read more…

Crumbs! A great night at the Computer Weekly Blog awards

Crumbs! A great night at the Computer Weekly Blog awards

I've had a good night's sleep, but I'm still feeling rather incredulous about what happened at last night's Computer Weekly awards in London. Winner: IT Security blog of the year - Graham Cluley's blog, Sophos Winner: Twitter user of the Read more…

Robert Scoble continues to have hacker problems

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A couple of weeks ago I reported how prominent blogger Robert Scoble, who runs the Scobleizer website, fell foul of cybercriminals who broke into his blog and posted links to pornographic websites. It seems that Microsoft's former technical evangelist has Read more…

Robert Scoble fails to update WordPress, gets hacked

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Prominent blogger Robert Scoble, who runs the Scobleizer website, has come a cropper after hackers were able to break into his site and post links to pornographic websites. In a posting last night on Twitter, Microsoft's former technical evangelist wrote: Read more…

Happy birthday to the Clu-blog

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Grab your bagpipes, join the marching band, festoon your balustrades with bunting... because this blog is one year old today! Huzzah! Although the Clu-blog wasn't unleashed on the great unwashed public until some time in July 2008, it began internally Read more…

SophosLabs gets a fresh lick of paint

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The guys at SophosLabs have put some spit, polish and good old-fashioned elbow grease to good use and tarted up their blog a little. Hopefully it's a bit more user-friendly now. Check it out at its new home: www.sophos.com/blogs/sophoslabs/ Thanks Read more…