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Sophos Security Threat Report Mid-2010

By Graham Cluley at Sophos.com

Sophos has today published the mid-year update to its 2010 Security Threat Report, revealing the latest trends and findings from the world of cybercrime.

Read the official press release here.

I’m doing my bit to promote the report’s findings, having been transported into the oasis of cool known as the Soho Hotel in London, a short hop and a skip from media companies such as Momentum Films, 20th Century Fox and Paul McCartney’s MPL Communications.

Sadly my glamorous career doesn’t extend as far as making a cameo performance in a Bruce Willis disaster movie or playing the piccolo on Macca’s next album – instead, I’m esconsed in a comfy chair discussing SEO poisoning, fake anti-virus, and state-sponsored cybercrime.

Here are some of the topics we explore in the latest report:

As was mentioned in today’s press release about the report, when we look back over the last six months it’s clear that state-sponsored cybercrime has become a particularly hot topic.

For the rest of the threat report, visit Graham Cluley’s blog at Sophos.com

‘StarCraft II’ sales top 1.5 million in first 48 hours

Blizzard Entertainment says their highly-anticipated strategy title StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty sold 1 million copies within the first 24 hours of its release.

In a statement issued Tuesday, the studio revealed 1.5 million copies of the game were scooped up in the first 48 hours, making it the fastest-selling strategy title ever.

“We’re pleased that so many people around the world have already picked up a copy of the game, and we look forward to welcoming even more players to Battle.net in the weeks and months ahead,” says Blizzard co-founder and CEO Mike Morhaime in a statement.

For more, visit USA Today’s Game Hunters