How do I resolve HIPS and PUAs?
It is always a good idea to Check your system for PUAs and HIPS before enabling blocking. Follow the procedure below to check your system applications against SophosAV's HIPS.
(Note: be sure to back up all your important documents and photos before making any changes to your system.)
Enable "Alerts Only" HIPS runtime first and scan your PC.
|Step 1 - Right click mouse on the Sophos shield located at the bottom right corner on the Windows Taskbar. Click on [Open Sophos Endpoint Security and Control] to open Sophos.|
|Step 2 - Click on the “Configure anti-virus and HIPS” icon|
|Step 3 - Click on “Behavior monitoring”|
Step 4 - Check “Enable behavior monitoring", "Detect malicious and suspicious behavior"
Step 5 - Check “detect buffer overflow”
Step 6 - Check “Alert only”
Step 7 - Click “OK”
|Step 8 - Click “OK”|
|Step 9 - Create a custom scan to check for Adware/PUAs and HIPS.|
Part 1: Detailed procedures for “Check system applications against SophosAV’s HIPS”
1. Enable “Alert only” HIPS
This article was updated: 07/9/2013