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USB Device Protection

Have you ever borrowed an innocent-looking USB drive from a colleague or friend? Have you ever found an extra one lying around and popped it into your computer? These USB drives can easily introduce malware straight to your computer. Sophos Home includes advanced technologies to prevent infected USB devices from harming your computer. The device is automatically scanned to ensure it doesn’t contain any malware and is blocked from disseminating anything malicious.

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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