Sophos apologized in a blog post and pointed to a knowledge base article, which included steps to help mitigate the non-existent 'outbreak': If you have Live Protection enabled, you should stop seeing these detections eventually as the files are now marked 'clean' in the Live Protection cloud.
If you do not have Live Protection enabled you will stop seeing the new detections once has been downloaded by your endpoints [released Wednesday evening.] Many antivirus solutions are cautious of their own software, simply because many viruses and malware attempt to disable the programs in a bid to circumvent the system and networks, allowing the malware to spread even further.
If there is one simply follow its instructions to download and install it, which may require a restart your phone.
i Pad: To make sure that your Android has the most current operating system you’ll want to go into the Settings app and choose About phone.
If you check manually for an expected update and your phone appears to be up to date, it may be that it isn't available yet for your specific phone, mobile operator, or market. Check out the Microsoft Mobile Devices websiteto see if there's updated software for your phone model.
For example, both Data Sense and Battery Saver can limit how your phone uses data. (Not all mobile operators offer Data Sense.) Windows Phone will let you know when new updates are available.
Departments determine protocol for modification of information.
Mobile Devices (systems utilizing an operating system designed specifically for mobile devices.
reports that administrators were bombarded with emails and alerts about the non-existent problem, which has since been fixed.
The false positive left systems unable to update because the updating functionality itself was put under quarantine.