Sophos Web Control can be used to block users from accessing websites categorized as hacking, thus web-based cryptominers are blocked. This feature is both available on the Sophos endpoint and network security products.
Note: This affects the websites that users can visit. It is recommended to test the policy first before deploying them.
The following sections are covered:
Applies to the following Sophos products and versions Sophos UTM Sophos Web ApplianceSophos FirewallSophos Endpoint SecuritySophos Central AdminSophos HomeSophos Central Admin
Note: The Category of Criminal Activities contains multiple web categories inside it, including the Hacking category needed to block cryptominers.To edit these categories, select Web Protection > Filtering Options > Categories.
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