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  • Sophos Naked Security blog today revealed the Dirty Dozen top spam-relaying nations (image: Sophos)

    USA stays top of Spampionship’s Dirty Dozen nations

    February 10, 2014 • SecurityComments Off

    Sophos Naked Security blog today revealed the Dirty Dozen top spam-relaying nations, as it published the final “Spampionship” league table of 2013. Once again, it was the USA which earned the league’s top spot, generating 14.5 percent of the total...

  • Sophos advances Mobile Device Management for Android environments

    February 5, 2013 • SecurityComments Off

    Sophos has announced the latest version of its mobile device management (MDM) solution, Sophos Mobile Control 3.0, which is offered both on-premise and as-a-service. This version includes support for Samsung SAFE devices, granting tighter control over how...

  • Free apps for enhanced Android security

    October 1, 2012 • SecurityComments Off

    Sophos today announced it has extended protection for Android devices with the release of two free apps. The latest version of Sophos Mobile Security for consumers and the new Sophos Mobile Encryption app secure Android devices against malware and privacy...

  • Sophos appoints Kris Hagerman as CEO

    September 5, 2012 • PeopleComments Off

    Web security company Sophos has announced that Kris Hagerman will become the company’s new chief executive officer effective immediately, and will join the company’s board.  Hagerman succeeds Steve Munford, who will become non-executive chairman of the...

  • One in every two spam messages are sent from Asia

    July 24, 2012 • SecurityComments Off

    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...

  • Fake Instagram app infects Android devices

    April 19, 2012 • Gadgets and Gaming, Security, Top StoriesComments Off

    IT security and data protection company Sophos is warning Android users about malware being distributed disguised as the popular photo-sharing app Instagram.  Cybercriminals have created fake versions of the Instagram Android app, designed to earn money from...

  • Sophos unveils their Security Threat Report 2012

    January 26, 2012 • SecurityComments Off

    IT security and data protection company Sophos today unveiled its latest Security Threat Report 2012, a detailed assessment of the threat landscape – from hacktivism and online threats to mobile malware, cloud computing and social network security, as...

  • Middle East: 64% believe mobile data lacks security

    October 19, 2011 • SecurityComments Off

    In a survey carried out at Gitex, 64% of respondents said they wouldn’t be confident that data stored on a mobile device belonging to their organization would be secure in the event it was lost or stolen. The survey, carried out by global IT and data...

  • Sophos appoints CTO and Senior VP

    October 18, 2011 • People, Top StoriesComments Off

    Global IT security and data protection company, Sophos today 18 October 2011 announced the appointment of Gerhard Eschelbeck as Chief Technology Officer (CTO) and Senior Vice President (VP). Eschelbeck, one of the world’s foremost experts on vulnerabilities...

  • Sophos acquires network security firm Astaro

    July 13, 2011 • SecurityComments Off

    Sophos, an IT security and data protection company, has completed its acquisition of Astaro, a network security vendor. The acquisition will allow Sophos to deliver co-ordinated data protection offerings from every endpoint to any network boundary....