On tech support duty for family at Christmas? Get our free Threatsaurus…


Are you on tech support duty for your nearest and dearest over Christmas and New Year?

Are you busily trying explain data leakage, drive-by downloads, exploits, keylogging, phishing, ransomware, rootkits, spyware and why that 5GB Mavericks download isn’t just for show…

…when really you’d rather be snowboarding (or at the beach, depending on your latitude)?

Let the Sophos Threatsaurus and our handy online Threat Index help you teach your friends and family how to stay secure.

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From APTs to Zombies, from Anti-Virus to Web Firewalls, and with a fascinating history of viruses and malware from 1949 (really!) to the present day, the Threatsaurus tells you what you need to know.

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