Free Sophos Anti-Virus for Mac review by

Graham Cluley
Graham Cluley
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Excuse us for blowing our own trumpet for a second, but has given a rave review to the new Sophos Anti-Virus for Mac Home Edition. review of Sophos Anti-Virus for Mac Home Edition

Mary Landesman, reviewing on behalf of, says

"the protection literally is business-grade - the free version is based on the same Mac virus scanner Sophos uses in their Endpoint Security line. Best of all, Sophos Anti-Virus for Mac Home Edition detects both Mac and Windows malware."

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Sophos Anti-Virus for Mac Home Edition intercepting Mac malware. Click for a larger version

Rating the free Mac anti-virus product a maximum 5 out of 5 stars, the review concludes:

"Sophos Anti-Virus for Mac Home Edition offers more complete scanning than most of its competitors - detecting not just Mac malware but Windows malware as well. This alone puts them ahead of the pack in Mac antivirus protection. But Sophos goes one step further, offering Sophos Anti-Virus for Mac free to home users. For Mac users in search of antivirus, this may just be an offer that's too good to pass up."

You can read the full review on the website.

This is just the latest in a series of great reviews the free anti-virus product has had, including the extensive examination done by the folks at SecureMac.

Don’t forget if you’re a home user you can download the free anti-virus for your Mac now.

Okay, I’ll put my trumpet away now..

Graham Cluley is an award-winning keynote speaker who has given presentations around the world about cybersecurity, hackers, and online privacy. A veteran of the computer security industry since the early 1990s, he wrote the first ever version of Dr Solomon's Anti-Virus Toolkit for Windows, makes regular media appearances, and is the co-host of the popular "Smashing Security" podcast. Follow him on Twitter, Mastodon, Threads, Bluesky, or drop him an email.

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