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"Wanna" ransomware outbreak. Please see this Sophos article sophos.com/kb/126733 for advice on how to protect your organization. Immediate action recommended.
Generally you should use the removal program that comes with the main program to uninstall it - see article 120838 for instructions.
Having tried the regular uninstaller - or if you deleted inbuilt removal program - this article provides a standalone tool to remove the installation of Sophos Anti-Virus for Mac. This article is also useful where the uninstaller is unable to run due to a corrupted receipt file.
Applies to the following Sophos product(s) and version(s) Sophos Anti-Virus for Mac OS XSophos Anti-Virus for Mac Home Edition
If you have Sophos Anti-Virus for Mac then the following tool will allow you to remove it. The tool will work with all releases of Sophos Anti-Virus for Mac. To use the tool:
We recommend that you post your install.log file to our community and we'll go from there. Watch the video on our YouTube channel about viewing the install log in the Console app and filtering the log.
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