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Spyware Protection (Anti-Spyware)

Spyware is a form of malware that is installed on a computer without the user's knowledge in order to collect information about them. Protection from spyware is an integral feature of Sophos Home. When Sophos Home sees intruders using spying techniques or using a spyware tool, it stops the attack. Sophos Home is 100% Checkmark-certified for spyware detection.

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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