This icon just appeared on my macbook menu bar. I tried to remove it by command + drag but that does not work to get rid of it.

picture of macOS menu bar with a shield like icon and x inside

How do I understand what it is and then delete it?

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Looks like the Sophos Antivirus 'update failed' icon.

Ref: Sophos Anti-Virus for Mac menu bar shields

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