"Wanna" ransomware outbreak. Please see this Sophos article sophos.com/kb/126733 for advice on how to protect your organization. Immediate action recommended.
By default, Sophos Anti-Virus only downloads the required Talpa Binary Packs to enable on-access support on the current system. This can be a problem if the system is acting as an update source for Sophos Anti-Virus clients on other kernels/distributions.
For more details on configuring an update server for Sophos Anti-Virus clients, see the startup guide available here: http://www.sophos.com/en-us/support/documentation.aspx
Known to apply to the following Sophos product(s) and version(s) Sophos Anti-Virus for Linux
Operating systems Linux
To force Sophos Anti-Virus to download all Talpa Binary Packs ,run the following command:
/opt/sophos-av/bin/savconfig set PrimaryUpdateAllDistros true
Next time an update is required, all Talpa Binary Packs will be downloaded.
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