Sophos Home

Free business-grade security for
your home Macs and PCs

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Simple. Effective. Free.

Sophos Home protects every Mac and PC in your home from malware, viruses, ransomware, and inappropriate websites. It uses the same award-winning technology that IT professionals trust to protect their businesses. Best of all, you can manage security settings for the whole family—whether they’re down the hall or across the world.
 “Sophos Home includes some sophisticated management features not typically found in consumer-side free antivirus products.”

-Neil J Rubenking


Reprinted from www.pcmag.com with permission. © 2016 Ziff Davis, LLC. All Rights Reserved.
  • Advanced Computer Security

    Sophos Home will remove malware, viruses, ransomware, and malicious apps and programs. It goes far beyond simply preventing known malware. Sophos Home analyzes suspicious behaviors and activities from files and programs, using real-time threat intelligence from SophosLabs. This delivers proactive protection from new and developing malware.

  • Easy to Install and Manage

    Quickly register and begin adding computers in no time. Installation is fast and you can start a virus scan or add new web filters immediately. Secure computers located anywhere in the world. Enjoy no ads, pop-ups, or prompts to enter credit card information.

  • Block Unwanted Content

    Sophos Home will automatically block phishing attacks, websites that contain malware and viruses, and bad websites pretending to be legitimate. You can also control the content your family can view with web filtering. Easily decide what to allow, warn, or block for each computer.

Go Ahead. Make the Comparisons.

  Sophos Home AVG Antivirus
Protection FREE
Avast Free
Antivirus
Microsoft Security
Essentials or
Windows Defender
ANTIVIRUS AND ANTI-MALWARE
FREE FOR HOME USE
PC MAGAZINE EDITOR RATING OF
“EXCELLENT”
 
PROTECTS BOTH MAC AND PC  
BLOCK INAPPROPRIATE OR
UNWANTED WEBSITES
     
MANAGE UP TO 10 COMPUTERS
FROM A WEB BROWSER
     

Home is Where the Hype is.

"Our test was flawless…"

“The very clean and simple design of the program interface, both in the program window and the management console, makes it very easy to use...Protection against Mac malware in our test was flawless.” -AV-Comparatives

"Exceeds the standards of its competitors..."

“Sophos Home is not only able to meet, but exceed the standards of its competitors. Its simplicity, reliability, and versatility are more than able to meet the needs of the modern online user." -Softonic

"Best-in-class protection…"

“Sophos offers best-in-class protection and parental controls for free while leaving a small
performance impact.” –Henry T. Casey

System Requirements

Windows 7, Windows 8/8.1, or Windows 10
Mac OS X 10.8, 10.9, 10.10, 10.11 or 10.12

Minimum 1 GB of free disk space
Minimum 1 GB of RAM

Supported Browsers for Home

Microsoft Edge
Microsoft Internet Explorer 10 or later
Apple Safari
Google Chrome
Mozilla Firefox

Please note that this free version of Sophos Home is for private and non-commercial use, letting you protect up to ten
computers per account. If you would like to use Sophos Home in a business, commercial, or government
organization, we invite you to try Sophos Central for free at Sophos.com.
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