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 5.94 data update, which is currently planned to be rolled out on the 19th July 2022. 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
FontForge DesignTool
RemotePC  RemMan IDrive Inc.
Microsoft AdmPwd UI PasswordTool Microsoft Corporation
WaveBrowser Proxy Proxy Wavesor Software
Terraria Game Re-Logic
Sidekick Browser PushPlayLabs, Inc
Avast Dump SecurityTool AVAST Software
SwyxIt VOIP Swyx Solutions GmbH
BurpSuite Browser PortSwigger Web Security
Acrylic Wi-Fi Professional NetworkTool Tarlogic Research S.L.
SyncFolders SystemTool Gert-Jan Weerheim
WinAuth PasswordTool Colin Mackie
BurpSuite Browser PortSwigger Web Security
Android File Transfer P2P

For information on configuring Application Control please review these links: