All about Sophos 0 (0)

Sophos for Home Generating complete memory dump file (Sophos) How to enable web intelligence debug logging (Sophos) Locating the Sophos Home version Collecting logs for support analysis using SDU (Sophos) Contacting Sophos Home Support Blocking cookies on web browsers (Sophos) Support information on Sophos Anti-Virus purchased from Staples Exploit mitigation is experiencing problems / mitigations […]

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How to temporarily disable Sophos Home to troubleshoot issues 0 (0)

How can I temporarily disable Sophos Home ? Sophos Home provides a layered approach to security. In order to completely disable all of its protections, users will need to access their Sophos Home Dashboard, and turn off the PROTECTION sliders for each subsection (General, Exploits (Windows only), Ransomware and Web). You may also want to turn […]

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Sophos Malicious Traffic Detection FAQs (Sophos Troubleshoot) 0 (0)

This article provides information on Sophos Malicious Traffic Detection. What is the Sophos Malicious Traffic Detection? Some complex malware includes a communication to remote servers for further instructions/updates or to upload/download further files. The Sophos Malicious Traffic Detection is a component that monitors HTTP traffic for signs of connectivity to known bad URLs such as […]

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Malicious Traffic Blocked alert appears on Mac (Sophos Troubleshoot) 0 (0)

Applies to: Sophos Home Premium (macOS) You receive a Sophos Home notification on your Mac stating “Malicious Traffic Blocked” Cause This alert is displayed because the Sophos Malicious Traffic Detection (MTD) has detected and blocked a malicious HTTP traffic. MTD is the Sophos component responsible for monitoring HTTP traffic that shows signs of connectivity to known […]

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File Encryption Blocked alert appears on Mac (Sophos Troubleshoot) 0 (0)

Applies to: Sophos Home Premium (Mac) only The below pop-up alert from Sophos Home is received saying that a ransomware is detected: The terminated application is blocked until the user allows it to run, or the detection for this program is removed. Cause Sophos Home Premium’s Cryptoguard component detects and blocks suspicious encryption processes that […]

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Information and prevention of ransomware (Sophos Troubleshoot) 0 (0)

This article provides information and best practices to stay protected against ransomware. What is ransomware? Ransomware which is often called CryptoLocker, CryptoDefense or CryptoWall, is a family of malware that limits or even restricts users from full access of their computers. It usually locks the computer screen or encrypts the files. The recent types of […]

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Managing PUA detected Alerts in Sophos Home (Sophos Troubleshoot) 0 (0)

Applies to: Sophos Home Premium and Free (Windows and Mac) This article shows how to resolve PUA detected alerts using the Sophos Home software installed on the computer. To resolve the alert via the dashboard, follow this article instead Managing PUA detected Alerts in the Sophos Home Dashboard For Windows computers PUA threats will be automatically […]

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Managing PUA detected Alerts in the Sophos Home Dashboard (Sophos Troubleshoot) 0 (0)

Applies to: Sophos Home Premium and Free (Windows and Mac) Potentially Unwanted Application detected message shows under New Activity or HISTORY sections of the Sophos Home dashboard: The detected software continues to be blocked on your computer until further action is applied. Cause Potentially Unwanted Application (PUA) is non-malicious software, that could potentially present unwanted behavior. Sophos Home automatically blocks PUAs […]

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Sophos Home blocks access to specific websites (Sophos Troubleshoot) 0 (0)

You are unable to access a specific website and the following notifications are received: Website Blocked  To keep you secure online, access is blocked to websites categorized as… Web Content Blocked Can’t connect securely to this page The messages will vary based on whether you access the website via https (secure) or http (insecure) . […]

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