Sophos Home

Last Updated on 1 Aug. 2016, Company: Sophos

Sophos Home protects up to 10 Mac and Windows computers from malware/viruses, malicious software, and inappropriate websites. It uses the same award-winning Sophos technology that IT professionals trust to protect their business systems. You can manage security settings for the whole family from any browser. Best of all, it’s fully featured, free, and doesn’t expire.

Sophos Home protects with both signature based and signature-less/behavioral-based (zero day) detection including on-demand malware scan, on-access malware scan, malicious URL blocking, phishing protection, and potentially unwanted app detection.

Users of Sophos Home can easily manage security settings for computers located anywhere from any web browser. Add computers in seconds, manage policies, and perform scans on any computer under management. The management tools are tamper resistant with auto-logout and password protection. And there are no ads, pop-ups, or prompts to enter credit card information.

Web Filtering
Sophos Home protects users from online threats and unsuitable content. Users can block access to sites that may contain inappropriate content or malicious software. Web Category Access lets you control access to certain types of websites, deciding what to allow, warn, or block, customizable for each computer.

As a free product, Sophos Home is supported by our Sophos Community. Through the Sophos Community, users can ask questions and receive answers via moderated forums. They can also find answers to questions using Sophos Home FAQs and knowledge base articles. Visit the Sophos Home Community:

Please note that this free version of Sophos Home is for private and non-commercial use, letting you protect up to ten computers per account. If you would like to use Sophos Home in a business, commercial, or government organization, we invite you to try Sophos Cloud for free at

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