Category Archives: Sophos

Sophos: half of all spam is sent from Asia

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One In Every Two Spam Messages Sent From Asia, Sophos Reveals

IT security and data protection firm Sophos has published the latest ‘Dirty Dozen’ of spam-relaying countries, covering the second quarter of 2012. While North America continued to reduce the proportion of spam it relayed by email, Asia increased its output … Continue reading

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Asia makes up 50% of online spam worldwide

Tineka Smith Published 23 July 2012 According to security firm Sophos, Asia now accounts for 50% of online spam. The study of spam-relaying countries revealed that even though 5.3% of the world’s internet users live in India, the country is … Continue reading

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India leads the list of top spam-relaying nations: Sophos

<!– GA_googleFillSlot(“TD_135x43_Next2Breadcrum”); –> Related Stories: Sophos warns of fake Facebook photo… India among the top 3 spam-sending nations… Apple, Google remove Find and Call ‘Trojan’… <!– GA_googleFillSlot(“TD_215x43_ArticlePage_Below_RelatedStories”); –> According to the IT security and experts at SophosLabs, India is among … Continue reading

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5 Top Android Malware of 2012

#5. Andr/Generic-S: According to Sophos, the next position compromises of a set of malware that possess similar behavior. One among their common activities is, as of above, importing of sensitive information across the server, that is from the device to … Continue reading

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Sophos warns of fake Facebook photo tagging notification email

<!– GA_googleFillSlot(“TD_135x43_Next2Breadcrum”); –> Related Stories: India leads the list of top spam-relaying… Facebook introduces onetime password… FBI’s op on DNSChanger virus may knock… <!– GA_googleFillSlot(“TD_215x43_ArticlePage_Below_RelatedStories”); –> Security experts Sophos have pointed out a new spam campaign that is aimed at … Continue reading

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Sophos expands global partner program

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Sophos Updates Partner Program; Integrating Astaro, Revamping Certs

Page 1 of 2 Sophos has rolled out a new partner program that updates various components in keeping with market evolution, while at the same time integrating several key aspects from the channel program of Astaro, which was acquired by … Continue reading

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Fake Facebook Photo-Tagging Notifications Hide Malware

One of the few times most of us reads a Facebook notification email ASAP is when it tells you that you’ve been tagged in a photo. Some clever spam authors have taken advantage of this compulsion. On Tuesday, Sophos reported … Continue reading

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Sophos Techknow – Patching: should you lead, follow, or get out of the way?

Welcome to Techknow, the podcast in which Sophos experts debate, explore and explain the often baffling world of computer security. In this episode, entitled Patching: Prepare, Prioritize and Proceed!, Paul Ducklin and Chester Wisniewski take a look at the challenges … Continue reading

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