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End-of-life for Sophos XG Firewall

If you depend on Sophos for your firewall, beware of the end-of-life date on August 17, 2022. On that day, Sophos firewall series XG 85, XG 105 and Sophos Firewall OS v17.5 reaches its end-of-life and will stop receiving security updates. If you are using these models...

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Sophos Firewall breach postmortem

Security vendor Sophos disclosed that during the breach we wrote about last month, hackers tried and failed to install ransomware.  The firewalls which received the hotfix blocked the subsequent attempts to install ransomware – this includes...

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