SophosLabs, Croatia and Jet Set Willy

Graham Cluley

I’ve just come back from a trip to Sophos’s most recently opened lab, based in the beautiful city of Zagreb.

SophosLabs Croatia is based at a top secret location, within skipping distance of Zagreb’s financial district. At least it would have been if I’d been able to skip – the fact that I landed in the middle of a furious snow blizzard made most movement pretty precarious.

But I soldiered gallantly on, and as the days progressed the weather took a dramatic turn for the better – meaning I could do some sight-seeing too (more of that later..).

I managed to crowbar principal virus researcher Vanja Svajcer away from his keyboard for a few minutes to ask him a few questions about life in Sophos’s newest and most “boutique” lab.

Hi Vanja. How long have you been working at Sophos?

I started working at Sophos in the UK in November 1998. Wow, that’s almost 12 years ago…

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, or drop him an email.