"Wanna" ransomware outbreak. Please see this Sophos article sophos.com/kb/126733 for advice on how to protect your organization. Immediate action recommended.
Malware can sometimes be detected in your internet browser's temporary cache folder. These files make their way onto your computer when browsing infected websites on the internet.
Often these temporary files have already been deleted/removed but the quarantine item(s) and console alert remain. The files may have been removed after detection by:
Applies to the following Sophos product(s) and version(s) Sophos Anti-Virus for Windows 2000+
We recommend you clear your browser's cache folder (temporary internet files), clear the item in the quarantine manager by acknowledging the item and then rescan the computer.
Note: If you are using a central console there may also be an alert against the computer's name. Ensure it is also acknowledged by right-clicking on the computer's name in the console and selecting resolve errors and alerts.
Choose from the following list for information on clearing your browser's cache folder.
We recommend you rescan the computer to confirm the threat has been fully removed. For more information on running a full local scan see article 61665.
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