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Cybersecurity Awareness Month: 10th anniversary, 10 topical tales


October 2013 marks the 10th anniversary of the USA's annual Cybersecurity Awareness Month (CSAM).

So we thought we'd come up with 10 topics, in vaguely chronological order, that have burst into our collective security concerns at various times in the last decade.

How to measure the biggest and most dangerous threats

measuring the biggest and most dangerous threats

Just about every security company publishes some sort of prevalence data - those little bar charts and top tens showing the most important and widespread threats. The raw data behind these easy-to-consume representations can be very useful to security experts and testers.

New updated Virus Removal Tool from Sophos now available


Sophos has just released an updated version of its free and very popular Sophos Virus Removal Tool.

Free virus removal tool: 27% found malware missed by existing anti-virus


Sophos's free virus removal tool has been updated and reissued, thanks to feedback from Naked Security readers. It now is 20% faster and has better detection and clean-up capabilities.

Free Virus Removal Tool for download from Sophos


Sophos has just launched a free, no strings attached, Virus Removal Tool to detect and, more importantly, disinfect all those nasty viruses, spyware, rootkits and even fake antivirus.

Virus warning warning!

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Years ago, Friday 13th and thereabouts was considered a high risk period for virus infections by people with a predilection for having things to worry about. The reason for this was the once-widespread Jerusalem virus, which triggered on any Friday Read more…