Category: Viruses and SpywareProtection available since:14 Jun 2012 11:39:35 (GMT)
Type: Suspicious fileLast Updated:30 Mar 2014 03:55:14 (GMT)

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Affected Operating Systems


Recovery Instructions:

Your options.

If you've received an alert, then you have 2 options:

  • authorize the file
  • send the file to the lab for analysis

Authorize the file if it's from a trusted source.

Send it to the lab for analysis if you:

  • do not trust the file
  • or believe it to be compromised in some way

To reduce the chance of unwanted detections, Sophos HIPS should be set to 'Alert only' mode for the duration of any software installations. For more information, please read the knowledgebase article about deciding whether to allow or block a file.

Sending a file to the lab?

When you complete the sample submission form, please give a reason for your submission and mention this "HIPS/" detection.

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