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Anatomy of an Attack comes to San Diego, Santa Fe, Toronto and Indianapolis

Anatomy of an attack comes to San Diego, Santa Fe, Toronto and Indianapolis

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.

Apple publishes big Safari security update - Lion status unclear

Apple publishes big Safari security update - Lion users included

Apple yesterday released an update for Safari 5.0.6 and 5.1 which includes a whole battery of security fixes.

If you calculate the magnitude of a security update by the CVE numbers listed, this one scores a 57.

Apple releases Mac OS X Lion - Sophos users are protected

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Sophos's anti-virus products are compatible with the latest version of Mac OS X, codenamed "Lion".

Anatomy of an Attack comes to Tampa Bay, FL

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Live in the Tampa Bay region of Florida? Join us for Anatomy of an Attack June 28th. Live elsewhere?See if you're on our list of upcoming cities and check out our educational online videos.

Information Rights Management ready for prime time?

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In this guest blog product manager John Stringer explores how Sophos's Data Loss Protection (DLP) technology can help companies tackling Information Rights Management. Over to you John.. In "Up in the Air" George Clooney's character loved to travel - for Read more…

Zurich Insurance slammed with £2.28 million fine for losing customer data

Zurich Insurance slammed with £2.28 million fine for losing customer data

The UK branch of Zurich Insurance has been fined a whopping £2.28 million after losing details of 46,000 customers. The fine, imposed by the Financial Services Authority (FSA), comes as a result of Zurich Insurance losing customers' confidential information when Read more…

Educating the masses about internet security

Guest blog: Educating the masses about internet security

Chris Pace from Sophos's sales engineering department has sneaked his way onto my blog to mention a couple of free tools we've made available to help educate your workforce about online security threats. Tell us all about it Chris.. Have Read more…

Sophos Endpoint 9.5 wins VB100 award for Windows Vista protection

Sophos Endpoint 9.5 wins VB100 award for Windows Vista protection

The folks at Virus Bulletin magazine have just published their latest edition, including details of their most recent comparative test of anti-malware products. Virus Bulletin tested an astonishing 54 products from different vendors, examining their ability to detect 100% of Read more…

Shortcut exploit: protect against it with this free tool

Shortcut exploit: protect against it with this free tool

Sophos engineers have been busy developing and testing a free tool that protects users from malware exploiting the critical zero-day vulnerability known as the "Shortcut exploit". We have begun to see more hackers taking advantage of the exploit, spreading malware Read more…

More malware exploiting Windows shortcut vulnerability

More malware exploiting Windows shortcut vulnerability

It probably won't come as a surprise to anyone, but more evidence has come to light that cybercriminals are actively exploiting the Windows shortcut vulnerability (also known as CVE-2010-2568). Like the earlier Stuxnet attack, more examples of specially crafted shortcut Read more…

How to spot the Russian spies in your company

How to spot the Russian spies in your company

The newspapers have been full of headlines about an alleged Russian spy ring after authorities swooped and arrested individuals in the United States. The news has been reverberating internationally, with many in the British media focusing on one of those Read more…

DLP *is* low cost, compliance driven and already deployed

Guest blog: DLP *is* low cost, compliance driven and already deployed

In this guest blog product manager John Stringer explores how Sophos customers are choosing to prevent data loss inside their companies. Over to you John.. Last month Ellen Messmer at Network World published an article about data loss prevention, entitled Read more…

Taking your protection with you with Live URL filtering

Guest blog: Taking your protection with you

Rich Baldry, a product manager based in our Vancouver offices, discusses an exciting new security feature that will benefit everybody who browses the web away from their office. Over to you Rich.. The Winter Olympics may have been and gone, Read more…

Guest blog: Sophos support for Windows NT 4

Guest blog: Sophos support for Windows NT 4

In this guest blog Sophos product manager Darren Teagles describes how Sophos's plans for continuing to support Windows NT 4 - long after Microsoft has officially given up on it! Over to you Darren.. Here's some good news. Sophos is Read more…

Sophos iPhone app - free download now available

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Sophos has launched its first application for the Apple iPhone - designed to give you a better view of the security threats that are out there, with live hourly updates direct from SophosLabs. The app, which also runs on the Read more…

Sophos wins VB100 for Windows Server 2008 protection

Sophos wins VB100 for Windows Server 2008 protection

The hot news that has arrived in my inbox is that the latest edition of Virus Bulletin magazine has been published, and it includes some good news for users protected by Sophos's anti-virus solutions. The June 2010 edition of Virus Read more…

Sophos's greatest video hits

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Are you subscribed to Sophos's YouTube channel? We publish regular videos up there about the latest security news, live demonstrations of threats, and tips on how to better protect your computers. Fellow Naked Security writer fellow blogger Paul Ducklin produces Read more…

Sophos iPhone app sneak preview

Sophos iPhone app sneak preview

I hate to be a tease, but I thought some of you might be interested in a sneak preview of some new software we have coming out soon. The-powers-that-be won't let me say very much, so I'll let this picture Read more…

Guest blog: Sophos and Citrix put the personal back into computing

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In this guest blog product manager Sunil Choudrie discusses how Sophos is working closely with Citrix to better protect enterprises which allow users to bring their own computers to work. Take it away Sunil.. Citrix are hosting their annual event Read more…

Sophos Tech Support on Twitter

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The guys and gals from Sophos technical support are now on Twitter. Make sure to follow them @SophosSupport where they will do their best to help you in 140 characters or fewer. Of course, if your problem is a little Read more…