Don’t watch this video

Graham Cluley

I need to make an apology.

Last year, Sophos issued a video which used “scare tactics” and “publicity-seeking gimmicks” to capture the attention of the public in the fight against spam.

According to our friends at PineApp, who protect businesses against email threats, we were also attempting to steal your cash too.

So, please do not watch the following video which was utterly irresponsible and outrageous of us…

Read more in my article on the Naked Security website.

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Graham Cluley is a veteran of the anti-virus industry having worked for a number of security companies since the early 1990s when he wrote the first ever version of Dr Solomon's Anti-Virus Toolkit for Windows. Now an independent security analyst, he regularly makes media appearances and is an international public speaker on the topic of computer security, hackers, and online privacy. Follow him on Twitter at @gcluley, on Mastodon at @[email protected], or drop him an email.