A regularly updated directory of press releases related to cyber security.

OXFORD, U.K. – May 10, 2021 – Sophos, a global leader in next-generation cybersecurity, today announced that it has once again been named a Leader in the 2021 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Endpoint Protection Platforms (EPP). This is the 12th consecutive time that Sophos is positioned as a Leader in this report. Sophos delivers the industry’s most sophisticated endpoint…

OXFORD, U.K. – April 27, 2021 – Sophos, a global leader in next-generation cybersecurity, today announced the findings of its global survey, “The State of Ransomware 2021,” which reveals that the average total cost of recovery from a ransomware attack has more than doubled in a year, increasing from $761,106 in 2020 to $1.85 million in 2021. The average…

OXFORD, U.K. – April 15, 2021 – Sophos, a global leader in next-generation cybersecurity, has published new research, “BazarLoader Deploys A Pair of Novel Spam Vectors,” detailing two malicious spam campaigns that began in January, 2021. The first targeted remote working employees at larger businesses, using accounts on the Slack and BaseCamp websites to temporarily host the…

OXFORD, U.K. – March 1, 2021 – Sophos, a global leader in next-generation cybersecurity, has published new research, “Gootloader Expands Its Payload Delivery Options,” that details how the delivery method for the six-year-old Gootkit financial malware has been developed into a complex and stealthy delivery system for a wide range of malware, including ransomware. Sophos researchers have…

OXFORD, U.K. – Dec. 16, 2020 – Sophos, a global leader in next-generation cybersecurity, today published new research into the SystemBC malware, “Ransomware operators use SystemBC RAT as off-the-shelf Tor backdoor.”  The research shows how SystemBC has developed into a fully-fledged remote access tool that acts as a Tor proxy and is being used in ransomware-as-a-service attacks…

OXFORD, U.K. – Nov. 4, 2020 – Sophos, a global leader in next-generation cybersecurity, has uncovered attackers using DLL side-loading to execute malicious code and install backdoors in the networks of targeted organizations. A report published today, “A New APT uses DLL Side-loads to Killl Someone,” outlines the discovery of four different DLL side-loading scenarios, which all…

OXFORD, U.K. – June 22, 2020 – Sophos, a global leader in next-generation cybersecurity, has been awarded Best Security Company by SC Awards Europe 2020, an annual industry accolade by SC Media. In a further recognition, Sophos’ cloud security solution, Cloud Optix, was Highly Commended in the Best Cloud Computing Security Solution category. The SC Awards aim to promote best…

OXFORD, U.K. – May 12, 2020 – Sophos, a global leader in next-generation cybersecurity, today announced the findings of its global survey, The State of Ransomware 2020, which reveals that paying cybercriminals to restore data encrypted during a ransomware attack is not an easy and inexpensive path to recovery. In fact, the total cost of recovery almost doubles…

OXFORD, U.K.– Dec. 17, 2019– Sophos (LSE: SOPH), a global leader in next-generation cloud-enabled cybersecurity solutions, today introduced enhancements to MSP Connect, a program that makes it easier for MSPs to deploy, manage and sell Sophos’ entire product portfolio. New security offerings for Managed Detection and Response (MDR) and cloud security, as well as new professional services automation (PSA) and…

Burlington, MA – November 11, 2019 – Sophos (LSE: SOPH), a global leader in next-generation cloud-enabled cybersecurity solutions, today announced that Sophos Intercept X is once again named the best endpoint security solution by CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company. For the third consecutive year, it’s recognized as a winner in the CRN Tech Innovator Awards, which honor innovative hardware,…