Sophos Security Threat Report 2010

Filed Under: Law & order, Malware, Mobile, Social networks, Spam, Video

Sophos Security Threat Report 2010
SophosLabs today published its latest Security Threat Report, exploring the last 12 months of attacks against computers and what the future might hold for threats.

Inside you'll find a wide variety of threats discussed including:

  • Social networking threats
  • Data loss and encryption
  • Web threats
  • Email threats
  • Spam
  • Malware trends
  • Windows 7
  • Apple Macs
  • Mobile devices
  • Cybercrime
  • Cyberwar and cyberterror

One of the key findings is that reports of social networking spam and malware attacks have risen an astonishing 70% in the last year. Facebook, in particular, is branded the riskiest of the social networks.

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Download the PDF of the Sophos Security Threat Report 2010 now, and enjoy the read!

Additionally, you might be interested in watching the web seminar I recorded in conjunction with Dark Reading:

Web seminar on Sophos Security Threat Report 2010

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Graham Cluley runs his own award-winning computer security blog at, and is a veteran of the anti-virus industry having worked for a number of security companies since the early 1990s. Now an independent security analyst, he regularly makes media appearances and gives computer security presentations. Follow him on Twitter at @gcluley