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SophosInterested on what steps you can take to insure your valuable data is secure. This article will show you how Sophos can help.

Data protection is a service that is always ideal for every business in order to help in securing your data from the effects of viruses and spyware. As a result of the high demand of data protection in various sectors, there are lots of data protection software that have been introduced in the market. However, not all of them can effectively help you to secure your data.

One of the best that you should always rely on is Sophos. This is an ideal service provider that is recommended for both small and mid-sized businesses. Besides, it is well equipped with the best software and technical support to ensure that your datacenters are well protected against the threats of viruses.

Choosing Sophos is a bold step that you should consider taking in order to avoid being a victim of malicious software that may corrupt your data. One of the benefits of choosing this service provider is that you can always have the blocking and scanning of viruses, Trojans and spyware conducted at the source making it very reliable. This further means that your datacenters are offered protection of the highest levels. (more…)

Spam!

Spam!

The Sophos company called the USA the world leader by quantity of spam

According to data published by Sophos, from December 2012 to February 2013 the U.S. generated 18.3% of global spam, providing the country the first place in the world according to the spammers Sophos.V last October, the U.S. has taken in this ranking only third – 6 , 5% of spam, conceded leadership of India – 16.1% of global spam. This year, India has exchanged places with the United States, taking the third place – 4.2%.

Second place in occupied China – 8.2%. Then follow Peru (4%), France, South Korea and Italy (3.4%), Taiwan, and Russia (2.9%), Spain (2.9%), Germany (2.7%) and Iran (2.6%). (more…)

Vulnerability

Sudoku targeted by hackers

According to Sophos, scammers infect users’ computers with malware, Steals sensitive information.

Researchers at Sophos found that cyberhawks infect computers with malware amateur game Sudoku. The virus steals users’ computers important information.

Potential victims receive from intruders table Sudoku, which is generated based on Excel. Once a user downloads a file, it is strongly recommended to enable macros in Microsoft Office documents, and provide instructions on how to do this.

“Back in the 1990s, the macros were the favorite weapon of cyber criminals. At the time, Microsoft’s answer was disable the macros by default, but the threat of fraud remains. Macros are still widely used, “– noted in Sophos. (more…)

SophosAccording to the report the researchers, most hackers will be based on the use of a set of exploits Blackhole.

Sophos has presented an annual report on cyberthreats, which warned of the distribution of a set of exploits Blackhole, as the most dangerous malware.

According to the researchers, a set of exploits Blackhole, getting in the infected computer with the operation of various vulnerabilities, creates a backdoor to download different viruses.

Experts estimate that this year Blackhole lead among malware in the U.S., where it accounts crouches 30.81% of infected systems. 17.88% of all infected computers were detected in Russia, and the third highest number of incidents were detected by computer systems Chile – 10.77%.

According to experts, in 2012, the most vulnerable are cloud computing, systems BYOD (Bring Your Own Device), database SQL, as well as the mobile operating system Android. (more…)

Sophos antivirusBritish anti-virus company Sophos today released a database update, which own a Sophos virus engine classifies as malware.

As a result of this unfortunate incident, many PC users antivirus Sophos received warnings that their system is infected code SSH / Updater-B, and many corporate IT administrators have received hundreds of reports that are subject to the corporate network activity of this malware. (more…)