Sophos HomeÂ is a free Internet security product that protects Windows and Mac computers from malware and malicious web sites.Â Sophos Home can be installed on up to 10 Mac and Windows computers, where they can be managed from a single account on the Sophos Home website. In addition to standard definitions based malware detections, Sophos Home also utilizesÂ signature-Â-less behavioral-Â-based heuristics, aÂ Host Intrusion Protection System (HIPS), malicious url blocking, and web filtering.
The Sophos Virus Removal Tool is a stand-alone program that allows you to perform a quick scan of your computer for computer viruses. If any infections are found it will attempt to remove them for free. As this program only scans your computer and remove any infections it finds, it can be used even if you have another anti-virus product installed.