When malware is detected on your Mac computer you may see an alert similar to the screenshot below.
Once you have been alerted to the presence of malware you should open the Quarantine Manager (the part of Sophos Anti-Virus that lists what has been detected) and cleanup the malware.
To watch a short video explaining how to cleanup malware on Mac OS X see:
If you require further instructions on removing malware from your Mac follow the instructions in this article. There is also more information on scanning for and dealing with threats in our Sophos Anti-Virus for Mac OS X documentation.
Applies to the following Sophos product(s) and version(s) Sophos Anti-Virus for Mac OS X v9.x, Sophos Anti-Virus for Mac Home Edition v9.x
Important: If malware is detected on your computer, and Sophos Anti-Virus informs you that it must be cleaned up manually, this means that you must create a custom scan. (Full details are given in the relevant section below.)
Some common locations for such files are:
/Volumes/<Time Machine Volume Name>/Backups.backupdb/<Computer Name>/YYYY-MM-DD-NNNNNN/<User Name>/Library/Caches/Java/cache/6.0/8/123456-123456
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