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Shh/Updater-B false positive by Sophos anti-virus products

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Some Sophos customers have reported detections today of Shh/Updater-B. Sophos would like to reassure users that these are false positives and are not a malware outbreak.

Watch Sophos's James Lyne audition for TED2013


Sophos's James Lyne recently auditioned to present at next year's main TED conference in Long Beach California: "The Young. The Wise. The Undiscovered." Take a look and see what you think.

Watch his audition, and let TED know what you think.

Facebook teams up with Sophos and other security vendors

Facebook teams up with Sophos

Facebook has announced that it is teaming up with a number of security vendors, including Sophos.

Join us for the Sophos Security Threat Report webcast January 26th


Join Chester Wisniewski and James Hilliard for a webcast covering the latest security developments from the second half of 2011 on January 26th, 2012 at 19:00 UTC/2PM Eastern time.

Identify your missing security patches this Christmas


New vulnerabilities are being discovered all the time, and attackers are still exploiting old ones. But how do you deal with the vulnerabilities? Patch them of course.

Apple releases Mac OS X Lion - Sophos users are protected


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

How Sophos got 100,000 fans on Facebook

How Sophos got 100,000 fans on Facebook

How to get 100,000 Facebook fans - with no gimmicks and no prize raffles, just useful information that people might like reading.

Important advisory about Sophos Endpoint and Small Business products

Important advisory about Sophos Endpoint and Small Business products

Sophos has discovered a problem that may be affecting security on a small number of computers running Sophos Anti-Virus or Sophos Endpoint Security and Control. Learn more now.

Goodbye Jack

Goodbye Jack

It's a sad day for us at Sophos, and our friends at Astaro, as Jack Daniel is leaving us.

Update on Sophos and Google Analytics

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Some Sophos products have mistakenly blocked content at

Sophos to acquire Astaro - some reactions

Sophos to acquire Astaro - some reactions

Earlier today Sophos announced its plan to acquire Astaro, a world-leader in internet security appliances.

See how people have responded to the news.

Sophos UK raises over £8000 for Comic Relief 2011

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Sophos has been supporting Comic Relief for six years now. This year, we held a space hopper race. More than 30 racers, many in fancy dress, bounced their hearts out in a 100m hop.

Sophos wins VB anti-spam comparative test

Sophos wins VB anti-spam comparative test

Virus Bulletin charts how well 20 different anti-spam products perform - plotting catch rate against false positives.

Sophos shortlisted for two awards by SC Magazine Europe 2011


Well well well - isn't this exciting! Sophos has been shortlisted for two awards by SC magazine. Sophos Anti-Virus for Mac Home Edition is up for Best Anti-Malware Solution, and Sophos is a contender for Information Security Vendor of the Year.

Sophos wins big at the SC Magazine Awards in San Francisco


The great and the good of the information security industry have squeezed into their tuxedos and party frocks for a glittering gala dinner and awards ceremony in San Francisco, organised by the folks at SC Magazine.

Sophos Security Threat Report 2011 - Web seminar now online


Watch our online web seminar where we discuss the top threats affecting businesses today.

Prize winners - the Sophos NYE 2010 crossword

Prize winners - the Sophos NYE 2010 crossword

Do you know how to extract the tail of the tail of a Lisp list?

I thought not. Even some of our prize winners didn't, and had to ask for help!

WikiLeaks, Gawker, OpenBSD, Lineage II - 90 Sec News - Dec 2010


Don't just read the latest computer security news - watch it in 90 seconds!

This month: the WikiLeaks show, massive Gawker password theft, an out-of-the-blue OpenBSD accusation, and virtual property stolen from Lineage II.

Why Movember is my favorite time of year...

Magnum PI - the 80s moustached yummy hunk

Everyone has a quirk. Many keep it secret, fearing jokes or sneers at their expense. And that is their choice, but I have decided to stand up and be counted....

Sophos: the early years

Sophos's early days

Graham Cluley travels back in his time machine, and reveals the origins of computer security firm Sophos as it celebrates its 25th birthday.