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Hacking Attacks

Hacking attacks describe the process of an unwanted individual or group gaining access to your computer or network in order to steal or destroy information, often by installing malware. Since there are so many ways to hack a computer or network, the best way to protect yourself from malicious hackers is to install powerful cybersecurity like Sophos Home. Sophos Home delivers the business-grade cybersecurity thousands of companies trust to protect them from hackers, in a software that is simple, easy, and affordable for the home user.

Sophos Home Free includes a free 30-day trial of Premium plus an immediate Advanced Malware Removal to thoroughly clean your computer of any current malware infections.

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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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