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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.
When Sophos Anti-Virus' application control feature detects a listed application, it allows you either to authorize or to block that application. You cannot use Sophos Anti-Virus to remove the application.
Applies to the following Sophos product(s) and version(s) Sophos Endpoint Security and Control
You need to remove the program using the Windows Control Panel and the 'Programs and Features' option. As Sophos Anti-Virus is detecting and blocking the program the uninstall procedure may fail. To remove unwanted applications you need to temporarily disable scanning of controlled applications.
For more information about specific controlled applications:
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