Ransomware Scanner for Home PCs and Macs

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Ransomware at home is on the rise

Ransomware is an extremely dangerous form of malicious software used by advanced cybercriminal organizations. Once installed on your computer, ransomware begins encrypting your files, making it impossible for you to read or use them. The ransomware’s “owners” keep a key they promise will let you remove the encryption and access your files again – but only if you quickly pay them hundreds (or sometimes thousands) of dollars. And there’s no guarantee the victim will ever get their files back.

It is essential for defending your home computers from ransomware, just like it is at your workplace.

Using the same technologies found in our corporate ransomware prevention solutions like XDR, managed cybersecurity as a service,  and our Rapid Response Services for companies experiencing active ransomware attacks, Sophos Home Premium uses advanced artificial intelligence to track program behavior. It recognizes when software on your computer is engaging in telltale ransomware indications. Sophos Home Premium can spot and block ransomware that nobody’s ever seen before.

Sophos Home stops malware by leveraging the vast, continuously updated SophosLabs database of threats in addition to leveraging real-time behavioral detection technologies used in the corporate sophos antivirus solution to provide the best ransomware protection available on the market today.

Sophos Home Premium stops ransomware with:

Award-Winning Malware Protection
Sophos now offers home computer protection from ransomware the same level of security that protects over 300 million corporate devices worldwide.
Windows and Mac Security
Even Macs aren’t immune to ransomware. Hackers are targeting Mac users more and more every day. Stop ransomware on both Windows and Mac home computers with a high level of security you can trust.
A Small File
Nobody wants a cluttered machine. With Sophos Home, you’ll barely notice it’s there after the initial scan. With a small file size, you’ll have powerful protection in a tiny file.
Anywhere Access
Are you constantly fielding IT help requests from your family? Don’t walk them through it over the phone. With Sophos Home, secure your parents’ computers remotely before they’re calling to ask if they should pay a ransom.
On-Demand Scanning
Have a bad feeling you just clicked through to a malicious site by accident? We’ve got you covered. Scan on demand and block potential ransomware that doesn’t show with the default scans included with your computer.
Web and Social Media Blockers
Ransomware can lurk anywhere. Sophos Home makes it easy to choose and block categories per device, minimizing security holes on your home computers.
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The protection you need for all your personal devices for one low price.

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  • 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 security programs

Sophos Home uses advanced ransomware scanning technologies, behavioral detection, and artificial intelligence to catch never-before-seen malware. Sophos Home scans downloaded programs in real time. It analyzes data from questionable websites and servers you come across to detect malicious threats, exploits and vulnerabilities.

It doesn’t just stop at ransomware, either: Sophos Home Premium stops cybercriminals from stealing 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 malware plus stop other forms of cybercrime with experience stretching back over 35 years. Sophos is a worldwide leader in next-generation cybersecurity, protecting more than 550,000 organizations and millions of consumers in more than 150 countries from today’s most advanced cyberthreats.

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