Advanced Malware Protection for PCs and Macs

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Advanced malware protection made simple

Malware protection is essential for defending yourself against computer viruses. Malware is short for “malicious software” – applications or programs that can infect your computer and cause damage or loss of personal data.

Different types of malware and malicious software could already be installed on your home computer, including:

  • Trojans that pretend to be legitimate software, and trick you into running them

  • Hybrid malware that combines elements of viruses, worms, Trojans, or other forms of malware

  • Ransomware that encrypts your files, and demands payment (typically in a hard-to-trace cryptocurrency such as bitcoin) in exchange for a decryption key

  • Spyware that tracks all your keystrokes or watches and listens to you via your computer’s webcam and microphone

  • Bots that give control of your computer to a remote server that directs it to attack someone else

  • Bootkits and rootkits that burrow deep into your computer’s startup processes or built-in firmware, where they can control your computer while being harder to identify

  • File-less malware that sits in your computer’s memory, uses your computer’s other capabilities (such as Windows PowerShell scripting) to perform its attacks, and then disappears without leaving telltale traces

Traditional malware protection searches for “signatures,” but often miss new malware variations written by cybercriminals created to avoid traditional scanning. Instead, Sophos Home Premium uses advanced artificial intelligence to track program behavior – recognizing when installed software is acting suspiciously. Using these new techniques, Sophos Home Premium can recognize malicious code and advanced threats that nobody has ever seen before.

Sophos Home Premium protects your home computers from advanced malware, viruses, and malicious threats used to steal your most valuable information with the best malware protection available on the market.

Sophos Home Premium stops malware with:

Award-Winning Threat Prevention
Get the same computer security and anti-malware technologies that secures over 300 million corporate devices worldwide – at home.
Windows and Mac Scans
Malware isn’t just for PCs anymore. Mac computers are also susceptible to advanced attacks as more and more hackers target them. Secure your home computers with a high level of security you can trust.
Small File Size
After the thorough initial scan and removal process is completed, Sophos Home takes up so little space, it’s barely there. All that protection in a tiny package that won’t eat up space on your hard drive.
Keep Your Family Safe Anywhere
It’s tough to be your entire family’s IT specialist. But Sophos Home makes it easier to secure their computers remotely before they fall victim to a cyberattack.
On-Demand Scanning
Got a feeling you just clicked something you shouldn’t? Run a scan right now. Sophos Home will remove hidden viruses that doesn’t show with the default scans included with your computer.
Web and Social Media Blockers
Sophos Home simplifies how you choose and block categories per device, minimizing security holes left open for a cyber crook to access your home computers.
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PCMag's 'Excellent' rating
“Excellent scores in our hands-on tests and independent lab tests."
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Macworld Editors Choice 2019
“…the most extensive and up-to-date approach to fighting malware at an unbeatable price."
SE Labs AAA 2019
Awarded highest AAA Total Accuracy Rating 5 times in a row

The protection you need for all your personal devices for one low price.

No gimmicks. No add-ons. No third-party advertisements.

  • Malware scan and clean
  • AI Threat Detection
  • Ransomware Security
  • Security Management
  • Privacy Protection
  • Web Protection
  • Real-Time Antivirus
  • Parental Web Filtering
  • Premium Support
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Don’t rely on default malware protection

Sophos Home uses advanced malware protection technologies that, with behavioral detection and artificial intelligence, spot viruses nobody’s even heard of yet. It scans downloaded programs in real time, plus analyzes data from questionable websites and servers you come across to detect and remove malware, exploits and vulnerabilities.

Sophos Home Premium protects your information by encrypting your keystrokes and blocking dangerous phishing sites. It puts up a protective barrier between you and vulnerable web browsers wherever you go.

Secure With Sophos Home Today

Here at Sophos, we’re innovators in online security, focusing on developing new applicable technologies to detect and remove adware plus stop other forms of cybercrime with experience stretching back over 30 years. Today our products help scan and remove viruses on networks used by 100 million people in 150 countries and over 300,000 businesses.

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