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By default, Sophos Anti-Virus for Windows 2000+, version 7 and above, detects potentially unwanted applications (PUAs) and spyware, and displays an alert in Enterprise Console and on the local computer.
Generic (cloud-based) PUA detection is also available.
You can deal with these alerts in Enterprise Console or locally.
To check the application, click the Enterprise Console 'Alert and error details' tab. Select the name of the program and read the analysis details. Decide whether you want to authorize the file.
This will authorize that program for all computers running the policy that you changed.
This will authorize the program on a single computer.
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