Sophos’s greatest video hits

Are you subscribed to Sophos’s YouTube channel?

We publish regular videos up there about the latest security news, live demonstrations of threats, and tips on how to better protect your computers.

My fellow blogger Paul Ducklin has recently started producing a monthly 90 second round-up of the top security stories which is well worth checking out. Here’s his latest:

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZleRtWqkVa8&hl=en_GB&fs=1&rel=0]

We’ve now posted around 100 videos, and there are more to come.

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Here’s a smorgasbord of randomly chosen videos which may give you a feel for what we do up there.

First up, we’ve made a series of videos which try to explain the secret goings on at SophosLabs..

http://www.youtube.com/p/E3358447CCA14BA1&hl=en_US&fs=1

..how to choose a more secure password (that is still easy to remember)..

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VYzguTdOmmU&hl=en_GB&fs=1&rel=0]

..and raise awareness of the problem of zombie botnet computers in the run-up to Halloween.

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MXi_tKKePN4&hl=en_GB&fs=1&rel=0]

We also demonstrate how cybercriminals launch their attacks and spread malware, like this example which posed as a sex video of actress Leighton Meester which didn’t care if you were running a Mac or a Windows computer:

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dpnWncJH-bk&hl=en_GB&fs=1&rel=0]

Sometimes we go on location, like when we visited the streets of Bristol to investigate identity theft..

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vUapgAMiBJA&hl=en_GB&fs=1&rel=0]

And sometimes we go a little bit off the wall..

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B6XD2zGtvAM&hl=en_GB&fs=1&rel=0]

So, what are you waiting for? Subscribe to the Sophos YouTube channel.


Graham Cluley is an award-winning keynote speaker who has given presentations around the world about cybersecurity, hackers, and online privacy. A veteran of the computer security industry since the early 1990s, he wrote the first ever version of Dr Solomon's Anti-Virus Toolkit for Windows, makes regular media appearances, and is the co-host of the popular "Smashing Security" podcast. Follow him on Twitter, Mastodon, Threads, Bluesky, or drop him an email.

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