Sophos Anti-virus for Mac OSX connects to perfectworld.com

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  1. Space_Chief

    Space_Chief Registered Member

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    Just a head's up. I posted this on Sophos' own forum but maybe it's a bug or something others may want to know about, especially those running Sophos software. Thanks.

    Sophos Anti-virus Autoupdate wants to connect to fortuna.perfectworld.com

    I'm running Sophos Anti-virus 9.0.6 on Mac OS X 10.8.4.
    I'm also running Little Snitch which is a third party OSX firewall solution.
    I just got the above notification. I've seen Sophos Auto-update try to connect to "tumblr.com" before as well on one occasion.

    Screen cap:
    http://img.acianetmedia.com/i/t964A.jpg

    Any suggestions? Thank you.
     
  2. marciocruz

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    maybe is to download some advertising...like roboscan does, every you update you receive a pop up advertising some perfect world game :)
     
  3. ZeroDay

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    I'd just ditch SOPHOS. It's detection rate isn't all that great. I use Avast free on my Mac.
     
  4. m0unds

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    I'd guess it's probably a CDN thing.
     
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    Mystery solved :D
     
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