Although folks are currently fixated on the Flashback botnet, Sophos draws attention to the fact that one in five Macs harbors some kind of Windows-oriented malware. The company gathered results over seven days from 100,000 Apple machines using its free antivirus program...
Posted December 7, 2011, 5:30 PM by Matthew DeCarlo | Filed in IT Security
Sophos researchers have tested 50 USB drives and found that two-thirds (33) were infected. The drives were purchased at a train company's lost property auction, so they were presumably owned by passengers before being misplaced. During testing...
Posted November 24, 2010, 9:56 AM by Emil Protalinski | Filed in Apple, IT Security
Earlier this month, Sophos declared that Mac users should not ignore malware and released Sophos Anti-Virus Home Edition for Mac for free. After a few weeks, the security company now has a little data to share.
Posted November 2, 2010, 2:17 PM by Emil Protalinski | Filed in Apple, IT Security
Sophos has released a free antivirus product for consumers using Mac OS: Sophos Anti-Virus Home Edition for Mac. Although commercial antivirus products for Macs have been available for some time, Sophos' offer is one of the very few free ones.