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Macs face first virus threat
Mac users face their first significant threat from a virus designed to target the system specifically
New report warns of increasing risk from social networks
According to internet security company Sophos, social networking sites have seen a dramatic increase in spam and fishing attacks over the last year.
Sophos salesman heads to Trend Micro
New Business Development Director brought in to drive customer acquisitions.
Chillisoft signs Sophos IT expert
Shirley Wigley has joined Chillisoft as Major Accounts Manager to focus on enterprise and government interests.
Sophos gives away Mac anti-virus
No charge, no time limit and no registration. So what's the catch?
Adobe PDF insecure, experts say
Security experts say Adobe’s PDF standard, the widely used platform for exchanging and viewing large documents, should be scrapped because it is inherently unsafe.
US extends spamming lead
The USA has extended its lead as the world's top spamming nation.
Sophos tightens cloud security
New antivirus solutions launched into the cloud to defend against fake anti-virus and targeted malware threats.
Scammers use iPhone 4G as bait
The promise of a free next generation iPhone being used to gather email addresses and other personal information.
Apax acquires majority interest in Sophos
Sophos has reached an agreement to sell a majority interest in the company to Apax Partners.
Sophos strengthens data protection strategy
SafeGuard Enterprise 5.
WatchGuard names NZ territory manager
Clive Donde (pictured) has been appointed the company's first NZ Territory Manager.
Bootlegged software users urged to get patches
Microsoft is urging people whose computers are running with pirated Windows software to install official Microsoft security patches – and promises not to punish them.
Tech site hacked twice
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Users stray away from IE
With France and Germany suggesting that users abandon Internet Explorer for other internet browsers, Sophos warns of the complications of temporarily switching browsers.
Time to change your password?
Email-based scams are the current attack of choice for phishers, and have prompted widespread warnings about being too casual with your passwords.
Infected iPhone? Duh!
Another iPhone worm has surfaced in the wake of the recent <a href="http://www.
New iPhone malware steals online banking credentials
A new piece of malware based on the recent Ikee worm has the ability to steal online banking credentials from jailbroken iPhones.
iWorm ikee: Sex and Drugs and Rick and Roll
The iPhone, it seems, is under siege: a recent worm exploits a known (and previously exploited) vulnerability that affects the owners of ‘jailbroken’ phones on which OpenSSH has been installed.
Rick roll worm for iPhone users
Some iPhone users in Australia have been on the receiving end of the first in-the-wild virus for Apple’s iPhone, which changes the phone’s background photo to one of 1980s singer Rick Astley, a technique commonly known as Rick rolling.
FaceTime integrates Sophos AV
The company has licensed a virus detection engine from Sophos that will be integrated into its Unified Security Gateway (USG) 3.
Base2 holds 'Lunch and Learn' series
Held last week in Auckland, Base 2 held the inaugural event in its "Lunch and Learn" series, which will be held every few months.
Twitter users have become the focus of a wave of attacks targeting social networks.
Emphasising value above cost: IT & the education vertical
The education vertical can be divided into three key segments – K-12, K-12 private and tertiary – each with its own list of needs, issues, challenges and constraints.