Application Control Updates Pre-release Notice

The following have been identified as applications that would benefit from some level of control and will be added to the existing list. 

Note: These applications will be automatically blocked for customers who have enabled the following optional setting in their Application Control policy for either Sophos Central or Enterprise Console:

  • Sophos Central: New applications added to this category by Sophos
  • Enterprise Console: All Added by Sophos in the future

If you don’t want new applications to be automatically blocked the above setting can be disabled.

This is a notification for the latest Application Control 5.87 data update, which is currently planned to be rolled out on the 14th September 2021. Occasionally the list changes slightly before the release date, there will be a follow-up update on the release date to confirm it has been released.


Application name Type Owner
Amazon Music MediaPlayer Services LLC
Audacity MediaConvTool Audacity Team
PowerToys SystemTool Microsoft Corporation
Shift by Shift Technologies SystemTool Shift Technologies Inc
Tox Messenger IMClient uTox contributors
Epicor Application ERPSoftware Epicor Software Corporation
Hashcat PasswordTool Hashcat
Rclone Online Nick Craig-Wood's
OneLaunch Browser OneLaunch Technologies Inc
Passper for Word PasswordTool Shenzhen iMyfone Technology Co., Ltd
PDF Shaper DesignTool Burnaware
None this release    

For information on configuring Application Control please review these links: