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Sophos Labs releases free antivirus for Mac

There was a time when Mac users enjoyed "security by obscurity." Because of the much smaller number of Mac users in the world, malware authors didn't bother targeting Apple desktops and laptops. Those days are long gone, however, and new threats that put Mac users at risk are appearing all the time.

Fortunately, there are now plenty of good antivirus options for Mac users to combat the rising number of threats. The most recent addition to the mix is Sophos, which has just released the totally free Sophos Antivirus Home Edition. All the features you'd expect from a good antivirus app are there -- like realtime protection, heuristics (the ability to detect new threats for which Sophos does not have definitions), autorun defense, and quarantining.

Sophos has been a respected name in the security business for quite some time, and you certainly can't complain about the price.

Download Sophos Antivirus Home Edition for Mac

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