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Curt Schilling suspended over tweet comparing Muslims to Nazi-era Germans

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The tweet compared the percentage of Germans who were Nazis with the number of Muslims who are extremists.

Jennifer Aniston's wedding dress photos are fake

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A photo of the dress has fans swooning, but the label on that designer gown should be changed to read "House of Hoax."

COMPUTER RULES, LAST UPDATED 31 JULY 1988

It's #SophosRetroWeek - so take a trip with us down IT memory lane as we say "Thanks, IT, and Happy Sysadmin Day."

What you sound like to a Sysadmin

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This Sysadmin Day we're offering you an insight in to what life looks like from the other side of the monitor.

Check out our easy-to-understand guide to what Sysadmins actually hear when you speak!

50 Cent to pay $7 million for publishing woman's sex tape

50 Cent to pay $7 million for publishing woman's sex tape

That works out to bit more than $1 per viewing by the millions who'd seen the involuntary porn as of January 2014.

Donald Trump's Wikipedia page deleted by vandals twice in one day

Donald Trump

On Wednesday, Trump's Wikipedia page was vandalized twice by editors who tried to delete the entry about the billionaire business mogul, reality TV star, and US presidential candidate.

Madonna hacker who leaked songs sentenced to 14 months

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A 39-year-old Israeli man accused of hacking the pop star Madonna has been sentenced to 14 months in jail, after reaching a plea agreement with authorities.

Tinder adds verified accounts to stop people getting duped by fake celebrities

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Is it really Kit Harington / Katy Perry / Harry Styles / Lindsay Lohan / other-hot-celebrity? Now you'll be able to tell!

Shop in the Sophos Store - and say thanks to your very own IT rock star!

In the past month, we've published a number of videos and pictures that just happen to show people wearing some very cool T-shirts.

We keep getting asked, "Where do I get one?" Here's how!

Katie Hopkins has her Twitter account hacked, bogus 'sex tape' tweets issued

Katie Hopkins' Twitter account hacked, bogus 'sex tape' tweets issued

The controversial Katie Hopkins had her Twitter account hacked by someone threatening to release a bogus sex tape.

Feds seize man's computers in raids connected to celebrity nude photo hack

Feds seize Chicago man's computers in raids connected to Celebgate

The FBI's investigation points to a ring of thieves who used phishing and password-reset scams to crack celebrities' iCloud and email accounts and steal nude images.

Tesla and Elon Musk Twitter accounts and website hijacked, free Teslas offered

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The website and Twitter account for sleek electric automaker Tesla Motors was taken over and defaced on Saturday, as was Tesla CEO Elon Musk’s personal Twitter account.

RIP Leonard Nimoy: a hero to Trekkies, but so much more than "Spock"

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Leonard Nimoy was beloved by millions, including many of us at Naked Security and at Sophos. So it is with great sadness that we acknowledge his passing on Friday, at the age of 83, and offer this modest tribute.

Not just celebrity nude photos, Reddit bans all "involuntary porn"

Reddit bans "Involuntary Porn": Sexual material's not OK without an OK

Reddit blew it with The Fappening, but a new privacy policy enables even us nobodies to request image removal.

Taylor Swift's Twitter and Instagram accounts hacked

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Hackers briefly got control of the Twitter and Instagram accounts of Taylor Swift, the Grammy-winning American pop-star, creating a stir on social media.

Here's how to make sure your accounts are safe!

YouTube learns about integer overflow, Gangnam Style!

An integer overflow bug in YouTube!

Paul Ducklin takes a light-hearted look at the Psy-chology of big numbers...

Top 5 celebrity hacks

Hacked off: 5 biggest celebrity hacks

There have been many episodes of celebrities being targeted by cybercriminals. Let's take a look at some of the worst cases of celebrity data loss…

Celebgate continues, nude celebrity photos posted of Winona Ryder, Hulk Hogan's son

Celebgate continues, nude celebrity photos posted of Winona Ryder, Hulk Hogan's son

Yet another crop of nude photos has been released. More will come. The salacious are still as thrilled as ever, but much of the internet is just hitting the snooze button and rolling over. Why do we stop caring about theft and privacy invasion?

Google responds to celebrity lawyer's $100m nude photo scandal lawsuit threat

Take down nudies or we'll sue you for $100m, celebs' lawyer warns Google

Google has responded to a letter written by a lawyer on behalf of a dozen celebrities whose nude photos were stolen and published online.

George Clooney issues burner phones to stop guests from leaking wedding photos

George Clooney issues burner phones to stop guests from leaking wedding photos

Mr Oceans Eleven wasn't about to let leaked photos ruin his Big Day so he handed out coded burner phones to all his guests.