Flash games (e.g., SWF files) are not blocked by Sophos Application Control when launched from another application. For example flash games embedded in applications like Microsoft Excel (see screenshot example below) are not detected.
First seen in
Sophos Anti-Virus for Windows 2000+ 10.0.10
Changes made to the on-access scanner (to reduce the likelihood of false positives) have affected its ability to detect flash games being run from other applications.
What To Do
We are currently investigating the behavior. If you are affected by this issue please use the comment box at the bottom of this article to explain the scenario or contact Technical Support.