Research and Development


Sophos provide Anti-Virus solutions for a number of platforms, including Windows, Mac and various flavors of Linux and Unix. This blog post however details a potential privacy concern when the “Web Protection” component is enabled within the Sophos Endpoint Security and Control software, which features within Sophos Anti-Virus for Windows (version 10.3.x). Continue reading

Windows 2008 Server introduced a new feature known as Group Policy Preferences that allows administrators to deploy specific configurations that affect computers/users within a domain. This post details a serious problem associated with the use of Group Policy Preferences, specifically when a policy includes a username and encrypted password, which can result in a normal user being able to escalate their level of privilege on their local desktop/laptop and potentially compromise the security of the entire domain. Continue reading