"Wanna" ransomware outbreak. Please see this Sophos article sophos.com/kb/126733 for advice on how to protect your organization. Immediate action recommended.
If you use the Application Control feature in Sophos Anti-Virus for Windows you are recommended to set up a scheduled scan for such applications.
You must enable scheduled scanning for Application Control in the Application Control policies, and configure the actual schedules in the 'Anti-virus and HIPS' policies.
For any group to which you want to apply such a scan, you must apply both of the following policies:
Applies to the following Sophos product(s) and version(s) Sophos Endpoint Security and Control
Open Enterprise Console, and work through the following steps.
1. Identify the group(s) to which you want to apply the scheduled Application Control scan
2. Configure the Application Control policy
3. Configure the 'Anti-virus and HIPS' policy
4. Apply the policies to the group
Every comment submitted here is read (by a human) but we do not reply to specific technical questions. If you need technical support please post a question to our community. Alternatively for licensed products open a support ticket.