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Paying ransom doubles cost of recovering from a Ransomware attack

By Staff Writer 21 May 2020

Global survey shows the average cost of recovery is $1.4 million if organisations pay the ransom, $730 000 if they don’t. FULL STORY >

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Sophos Announces Completion of Take-Private Acquisition by Thoma Bravo

By Press Release 4 March 2020

Sophos, a global leader in next-generation cybersecurity, today announced the completion of its acquisition by Thoma Bravo FULL STORY >

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Cybercriminals Most Likely to be Caught on Servers and Networks

By Press Release 14 March 2019

Sophos, a global leader in network and endpoint security, announced the findings of its global survey, 7 Uncomfortable Truths of Endpoint Security, which reveals that IT managers are more likely to catch cybercriminals on their... FULL STORY >

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No Platform Immune from Ransomware, According to SophosLabs 2018 Malware Forecast

By Press Release 9 November 2017

Ransomware ravaged Windows, but attacks on Android, Linux and MacOS systems also increased in 2017. FULL STORY >

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IT security ranks as the highest priority for SA companies in MEA survey

By Press Release 29 March 2017

Study reveals companies in Middle East and Africa are focused on performance, security and cost optimisation. FULL STORY >

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9 simple security steps to stay safe online during the holidays

By Press Release 24 November 2016

James Lyne, global head of security research, Sophos, reminds consumers to pay extra attention with nine simple security steps to stay safe online during the holidays. FULL STORY >

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Sophos launches next generation of anti-exploit and anti-ransomware technology with Sophos Intercept X

By Press Release 21 September 2016

Sophos recently announced Sophos Intercept X, an endpoint security product that stops zero-day malware, unknown exploit variants and stealth attacks, and includes an advanced anti-ransomware... FULL STORY >

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Sophos expands its central cloud-based management platform with Sophos Email

By Press Release 24 August 2016

Sophos says its Email Security meets the demand to improve Microsoft Office365 protection. FULL STORY >

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Sophos announces beta release of Sophos Intercept – next-generation endpoint technology to boost protection against unknown ex

By Press Release 4 August 2016

Sophos Intercept integrates next-generation endpoint defence technologies into a single product, including the progressive anti-exploit technology acquired with... FULL STORY >

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Sophos first to introduce Always-On file encryption for data shared across Windows, Mac, iOS and Android platforms

By Press Release 25 July 2016

Sophos announces its SafeGuard Encryption 8 solution, designed to protect data against theft from malware, attackers or accidental leaks. FULL STORY >

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Interview: John Shier, Sophos

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 8 June 2016

SophosLabs recently discovered that a number of cyber criminals are targeting specific countries when designing ransomware. We talked to John Shier, senior security advisor at Sophos, about this new trend. FULL STORY >

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New Facebook security measure may be vulnerable to attack

By Tom Manners 15 October 2010

Sophos South Africa warns users against the safety of Facebooks new onetime password feature.. FULL STORY >

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Sophos warns of iPhone scam

By Tom Manners 6 October 2010

iPhone scam currently circulating the web says Sophos FULL STORY >

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McDonalds scam ropes in internet users

By Tom Manners 3 September 2010

Sophos is warning against a McDonalds scam which is currently doing the round online FULL STORY >

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Yet another social virus sweeps Facebook

By Tom Manners 11 August 2010

Users should beware or a rogue application which is currently making waves on Facebook FULL STORY >

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