Sophos Anti-Virus Home Edition 9.0.8

A user-friendly and reliable anti-virus application that helps you protect your Mac from a wide variety of threats such as viruses, spyware and malware
Sophos Anti-Virus Home Edition is a simple, clean and discreet Mac OS X application that provides advanced protection against a wide variety of Mac, as well as Window threats in order to prevent the spread of malware.

Stay safe and prevent the infection with worms, Trojans and other threats

Thanks to Sophos Anti-Virus Home Edition, you can also securely browse the web as Sophos Anti-Virus Home Edition automatically scans the website for malicious codes. In addition, Sophos Anti-Virus Home Edition stops web-based malware and protects you against Internet threats.

The Live Antivirus function ensures a direct line to SophosLabs in order to provide the latest threat intelligence and stop all threats in time. Once a threat is detected, Sophos Anti-Virus Home Edition allows you to quarantine questionable files and for further analysis or immediately remove them from your computer.

Take care of your daily tasks and let Sophos Anti-Virus Home Edition in charge of your protection

Sophos Anti-Virus Home Edition quietly runs in the background and can be easily summoned via its status bar menu. From here, you can update its virus database, scan your Mac and open the Preferences or the Quarantine Manager.

Sophos Anti-Virus Home Edition features a minimalistic interface that helps you scan your entire system or only certain drives / folders. Hence, you can create custom scans that can be run manually or automatically by Sophos Anti-Virus Home Edition at the desired time and day.

Schedule multiple scans and stay updated with the latest virus databases

As expected, you can include or exclude items from the scan process, schedule your scan at the desired time and day of the week and tell Sophos Anti-Virus Home Edition what to do with the detected threat.

By accessing the Preferences window, you can enable or disable the On-access scanner, change the update frequency and set the path for the log file. You can also setup a notification system that displays alerts when a threat is detected.

Moreover, you can enable or disable the Live Protection and Web Protection feature if you want to receive the latest updates and block the access to malicious websites and downloads.

Reviewed by George Popescu on May 12th, 2014


last updated on:
May 12th, 2014, 14:29 GMT
file size:
97 MB
price:
FREE!
developed by:
Sophos Plc
license type:
Freeware
operating system(s):
Mac OS X 10.6 or later
binary format:
Universal Binary
category:
Home \ Antivirus
download hub:
Virus Scanner ( + 5 others )

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softpedia rating

4.0/5

user rating 83

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What's New in version 9.0.1 Preview
  • The headline feature for version 9.0 is Web Protection, offering protection to make web browsing safe.
  • Improved the existing features with a number of security and stability fixes.
  • Version 9.0 supports Mac OS X 10.6 and up. This means we've discontinued support for all PowerPC systems and 10.4/10.5 Intel systems going forward.
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Application description

Sophos Anti-Virus Home Edition will keep your Mac safe from viruses, Trojans and worms without getting in your way.Bes...

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