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The top four reasons users don't upgrade their software (but probably ought to)

The top four reasons users don't upgrade their software (but probably ought to)

Bet you didn't you know that it's ITUW!

That's right. It's International Technology Upgrade Week.

Don't worry - I didn't know, either. Find out more...

Is it a Norton or an AOL phishing scam?

Is it a Norton or an AOL phishing scam?

A recent phishing scam targets Norton users... or is that AOL users?

It seems the cybercriminals can't quite decide.

Symantec's Norton AntiVirus source code exposed by hackers

Symantec's Norton AntiVirus source code exposed by hackers

A hacking group has gained access to some of the source code for Symantec's anti-virus product, that they claim they stole from Indian government servers.

Google: Top things you may want to remove from your PC

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I'm not the only Graham who works at Sophos you know. For instance, there's Graham Chantry, one of our software engineers. He contacted me earlier today because he had seen something that had tickled his fancy. When Graham typed "remove" Read more…

TV station finds failing to renew its anti-virus subscription can be really embarrassing

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Failing to renew your anti-virus subscription isn't just bad for security, it can also leave you looking a little silly. Here's what happened to a FOX TV station in the States, when it failed to renew its copy of Norton Read more…

The mystery of Symantec and PIFTS.EXE

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The internet is full of babble today - and a fair amount of conspiracy theories - after users of Symantec's Norton anti-virus products began to see firewall alerts asking them if they wanted to trust a program called PIFTS.EXE. Hundreds Read more…

AVG, NOD32, Trend Micro, Sophos and Symantec: Who is the best?

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IT guy Daryl Hunter is responsible for securing PCs and Macs from malware attacks, and had been a long term customer of Norton/Symantec anti-virus products. After having some problems with updates he began a search for a replacement product. He's Read more…

Free Norton AntiVirus? Hackers disguise fake product to spread Trojan

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Many consumers will have heard of Norton AntiVirus, a security product from Symantec which comes in a familiar yellow box. In the old days it used to have a picture of Peter Norton on the packaging, with his arms crossed Read more…