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Sophos: Social networking sites must improve security

PhishingSecurity firm Sophos, in their latest Security Threat Report, says that recent trends all point to the same thing; criminals are targeting social networking sites. As social portals like Twitter, Facebook , MySpace, and LinkedIn have grown in popularity, so have the attacks on their users. In response to this, Sophos says these sites need to step-up security measures. They propose that there needs to be strong awareness training for users on these sites, so that personal and business information can remain protected. Full Story : Techherald.com…..

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33% Use a single password for everything

passwordSophos, leading internet security firm said, a third of web users have admitted to using the same password for a number of different websites. According to the security firm, just 19 percent never use the same password twice. According to experts at Sophos, many computer users continue to overlook the importance of choosing strong passwords.

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Malware “court jester” attacks Facebook

Court JesterIT security and control firm Sophos has warned users of Facebook to exercise care, following an attempt by hackers to infect computers by spreading messages containing malicious links on the popular social networking website. The recent attack comes in the form of Wall Messages left on Facebook users’ to view a video, but clicking on the link takes users to a site which urges them to download a file to watch the movie. Sophos says it detects the executable file as the Troj/Dloadr-BPL Trojan horse, which in turn downloads further malicious code (detected as Troj/Agent-HJX), and displays an innocent image of a court jester sticking his tongue out.

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Blogspot No:1 host of Malware

BlogSpotBlogspot, owned by Google, alone accounting for nearly 2 percent of all malware hosts,says Sophos a leading anti virus vendor. According to Sophos every 5 seconds one web page with malware is being detected. Sophos finds just over 16,000 malicious pages each day, mostly the result of malicious SQL-injection attacks on legitimate websites. Sophos is a UK based company mainly focuses on the business market unlike other security companies.

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