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Anti-Exploit Protection

Common computer programs, such as Microsoft Office and web browsers, are often an easy backdoor for malware to access a computer and any data on it. These programs are particularly vulnerable to zero-day exploits, which is industry jargon for malware that has yet to be discovered and then have a patch or signature written and distributed for it. Sophos Home secures these programs with real-time exploit prevention. This monitors the programs for abnormal behavior, stopping any malicious action in its tracks. Sophos Home also replaces infected Windows resources with safe, original versions.

System Requirements as of 30 January 2019

Windows 7, 8/8.1, or 10
Minimum 1 GB of free disk space / Minimum 1 GB of RAM

macOS 10.11, 10.12, 10.13, or 10.14
Minimum 4 GB of free disk space / Minimum 4 GB of RAM

Supported Browsers: Microsoft Edge / Internet Explorer 10 /
Apple Safari / Google Chrome / Mozilla Firefox

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