Sophos News, Articles and Updates

More than half of ransomware victims hit at least twice

Most ransomware victims hit more than once, and don't have defences. Industry adopting AI that deploys deep learning neural network machine learning is predictive by looking for and identifying the techniques scammers use.

WannaCry in the NHS: who takes responsibility?

In the wake of the WannaCry ransomware which took out over 60 NHS trusts, SC ponders on where the blame lays.

IP Expo: 'Don't be so helpful' to those social engineers

Sophos' Greg Iddon told an audience at IP Expo 2016 some of the ways to spot - and stop - social engineering

Localised "designer" malware campaigns all the rage, says Sophos

Criminal outfits are increasingly distributing "designer" spam and malware, customised to optimally target victims in specific geographic regions, according to new research from Sophos' research division, SophosLabs.

Portcullis shuts down Sophos antivirus bug

UK-based security services firm Portcullis has discovered a flaw in Sophos Antivirus that could allow attackers to inject malicious code and disable the software.

Spammers target Amazon holiday shoppers with Trojan-infected emails

Researchers at Malwarebytes say that spammers are targeting Amazon account holders with emails carrying two different types of Trojan malware.

Sophos launches UTM appliance

Sophos has announced the launch of a unified threat management (UTM) appliance and software package exclusively for small businesses.