CryptoLocker copycat holds Android data for ransom

United States authorities may have taken down the CryptoLocker malware operations, but security software vendor Sophos Ltd., warns of a mobile malware following the footsteps of the Windows ransomware. Previously, Sophos already reported

Published on: June 9th, 2014 Nestor E. Arellano

Sophos buys Indian network security appliance maker

Security vendor Sophos Ltd. has increased its unified threat management arsenal by buying an Indian based maker of network security appliances. The acquisition of Cyberoam Technologies Pvt, announced Monday, “brings together two highly

Published on: February 10th, 2014 Howard Solomon

Sophos delights Mac users with free antivirus

Security software company Sophos has finally broken ranks and decided to offer Mac users a free antivirus product without hidden strings.Branded, free-to-use antivirus products for Mac OS X are almost unheard of and

Published on: November 4th, 2010 John E. Dunn

Why Your Business Should Not Abandon Facebook

Google has taken some of the privacy heat off of Facebook with the discovery that it has "accidentally" been intercepting and archiving wireless network communications around the world with its Google Street View

Published on: May 21st, 2010 tony bradley

Twitter, Facebook, social net users place company at risk

Cybercriminals are increasing the number of attacks on social networks, says Sophos. According to the security firms Security Threat Report a quarter of firms have been exposed to spam, phishing or malware attacks

Published on: July 23rd, 2009 Carrie-Ann Skinner

U.S. took China’s place for most malware in 2008

SINGAPORE - American Web sites host more malware and computers relay more spam than any other country, the latest security report showed. As evidence of this, when an American Internet company, accused of

Published on: December 17th, 2008 Carol Ko