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Malware Protection

Malware is short for “malicious software” – applications or programs that can infect your computer and cause damage or loss of personal data. Examples include viruses, Trojans, and worms. Sophos Home kicks off with a robust, professional-grade scan and clean, removing all traces of malware – even infections that previous security software may have left behind. Plus, with our advanced, real-time protection technologies, we ensure your computer stays clean.

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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