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

OXFORD, U.K. – May 17, 2022 – Sophos, a global leader in next-generation cybersecurity, today released threat research about nascent cybercrime in the article, “Liquidity Mining Scams Add Another Layer to Cryptocurrency Crime.” The article is the first in a series lifting the lid off scammers who are taking advantage of the hype about cryptocurrency trading and…

OXFORD, U.K. – April 22, 2022 – Sophos, a global leader in next-generation cybersecurity, today announced that it has acquired SOC.OS, an innovator of a cloud-based security alert investigation and triage automation solution. The solution consolidates and prioritizes high volumes of security alerts from multiple products and platforms across an organization’s estate, allowing security operations teams to quickly understand…

OXFORD, U.K. – Jan. 11, 2022 – Sophos, a global leader in next-generation cybersecurity, today unveiled the Sophos Switch Series, featuring a range of network access layer switches to connect, power and control device access within a Local Area Network (LAN). The new offering adds another component to Sophos’ secure access portfolio, which also includes Sophos Firewall and Sophos Wireless. “Sophos Switch seamlessly…

OXFORD, U.K. – Dec. 2, 2021 – Sophos, a global leader in next-generation cybersecurity, today released new findings on the Tor2Mine cryptominer, “Two flavors of Tor2Mine miner dig deep into networks with PowerShell, VBScript,” that show how the miner evades detection, spreads automatically through a target network and is increasingly harder to remove from an infected system….

OXFORD, U.K. – Oct. 5, 2021 – Sophos, a global leader in next-generation cybersecurity, has released details of a new ransomware written in Python that attackers used to compromise and encrypt virtual machines hosted on an ESXi hypervisor. The report, “Python Ransomware Script Targets ESXi Server for Encryption,” details a sniper-like operation that took less than three…

BURLINGTON, Mass. – Oct. 1, 2021 – Sophos, a global leader in next-generation cybersecurity, today announced it has been named a 2021 ChannelPro SMB All-Star. It is recognized for making significant impact on the channel in the last year – notably through the launch of four open source SophosAI breakthroughs, including datasets, tools and new methodologies for advancing industry…

BURLINGTON, Mass. – Aug. 24, 2021 – Sophos, a global leader in next-generation cybersecurity, today announced that it has achieved Amazon Web Services (AWS) Level 1 Managed Security Service Provider (MSSP) Competency status, a new standard of quality for managed threat response services unveiled at AWS re:Inforce. Sophos is among the first to be named a Level 1 MSSP Competency…

OXFORD, U.K. – July 22, 2021 – Sophos, a global leader in next-generation cybersecurity, today announced that it has acquired Braintrace, further enhancing Sophos’ Adaptive Cybersecurity Ecosystem with Braintrace’s proprietary Network Detection and Response (NDR) technology. Braintrace’s NDR provides deep visibility into network traffic patterns, including encrypted traffic, without the need for Man-in-the-Middle (MitM) decryption. Located in Salt Lake…

OXFORD, U.K. – June 24, 2021 – Sophos, a global leader in next-generation cybersecurity, today announced a UK distribution agreement with Arrow Electronics. Under the agreement, the first in the UK for Sophos, Arrow will distribute Sophos’ complete portfolio of business security solutions and services that help protect users, networks and endpoints against ransomware, malware, exploits, phishing and other…

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…