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

Leonard Nimoy photo courtesy of Vicki L. Miller / Shutterstock.com.

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.

Don't lose your Klingon inheritance. It's spam of the day

Don't lose your Klingon inheritance. It's spam of the day

Our Klingon anti-virus product has been told it could receive a massive inheritance.

Hmm.. does anyone smell anything a bit Ferengi about this?

Klingon T-shirt: we have a winner!

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You may remember that last month I ran a survey, offering a (very rare) Klingon Anti-Virus T-Shirt as a prize. Well, I'm delighted to announce that the winner has now been drawn from hat, and congratulations are in order for... Read more…

Sophos Survey - win a Klingon Anti-Virus T-shirt

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If you ran a security suite on your computer, what technologies would you turn on and which would you leave switched off? Some of the folks at Sophos are intererested in discovering your opinion, and so we're running a very Read more…

End of the road for Klingon Anti-Virus

End of the road for Klington anti-virus

Just shy of 100,000 people downloaded Sophos's Klingon Anti-Virus earlier this year, which offered to scan your Windows PC for viruses, spyware, adware, Tribbles and zero-day threats. During the course of the experiment we not only found that Helsinki was Read more…

Helsinki named Klingon-speaking capital of the world

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I thought I had probably written all there was to say about Klingon Anti-Virus, but looking at the topic again we've uncovered something really interesting. For a bit of fun, we decided to look at our weblogs to see if Read more…

Klingon Anti-Virus - the facts


A number of people have contacted me today asking why I haven't commented on the numerous news stories (click on each link) about a version of Sophos Anti-Virus available in the Klingon language. (Enjoy this video? You can check out Read more…

April Fool: Shatner virus planted by hackers on orbiting satellite

Shatner virus planted on satellite

We published this story on 1 April 2009. Of course, the Shatner virus doesn't really exist, and Far Polo L1 is an anagram of Apr1l Fool. We hope you enjoy the joke (and the video!) as much as we enjoyed Read more…

Wanted: Can you speak Klingon? No time wasters please

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Pardon me for interrupting the normal stream of security-related stories here to ask something a little out of the ordinary, but I figured you folks wouldn't mind. Do you speak Klingon? Actually, most importantly, can you translate things into Klingon? Read more…