- The Sophos icon in the Windows Taskbar shows you only when the last malware-definitions update took place. Other antivirus brands let their Taskbar icons do lots of tasks, such as starting a scan.
- Sophos Home uses advanced malware protection technologies that, with behavioral detection and artificial intelligence, spot viruses nobody’s even heard of yet. It scans downloaded programs in real time, plus analyzes data from questionable websites and servers you come across to detect and remove malware, exploits and vulnerabilities.
- Recovery Instructions: Your options. In the Application Control policy, applications are allowed by default. System administrators choose applications that they wish to block.
- Malware Protection Sophos XG FirewallSophos Firewall offers Dual Anti Virus Scanning, wherein traffic is scanned by Two (2) Anti Virus Engines. Traffic is first scanned by the Primary Engine, and then the Secondary Engine. Dual Anti Virus is not available in Device Models SF100 and SF200.
Sophos Endpoint Security and Control is an integrated suite of security software.
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Sophos Anti-Virus detects and cleans up viruses, Trojans, worms, and spyware, as well as adware and other potentially unwanted applications. Our HIPS (Host Intrusion Prevention System) technology can also protect your computer from suspicious files and rootkits. In addition, Malicious Traffic Detector can detect communications between your computer and command and control servers involved in a botnet or other malware attack.
Sophos Behavior Monitoring
Sophos Behavior Monitoring uses our HIPS technology to protect Windows computers from unidentified or 'zero-day' threats and suspicious behavior.
Sophos Live Protection
Sophos Live Protection improves detection of new malware without the risk of unwanted detections. This is achieved by doing an instant lookup against the very latest known malware. When new malware is identified, Sophos can send out updates within seconds.
Sophos Web Protection
Sophos Web Protection provides enhanced protection against web threats by preventing access to locations that are known to host malware. It blocks endpoints' access to such sites by performing a real-time lookup against Sophos's online database of malicious websites. It also scans downloaded data and files and checks file reputation.
Sophos Application Control
Sophos Application Control blocks unauthorized applications such as Voice over IP, instant messaging, file sharing, and game software.
Sophos Device Control
Sophos Device Control blocks unauthorized external storage devices and wireless connection technologies.
Sophos Data Control
Sophos Data Control prevents the accidental leakage of personally-identifiable information from managed computers.
Sophos Web Control
Sophos Web Control provides protection, control, and reporting for computers that are located, or roam, outside the corporate network.
Sophos Virus Protection
Sophos Client Firewall
Sophos Client Firewall prevents worms, Trojans, and spyware from stealing and distributing sensitive information, and also prevents intrusion from hackers.
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Sophos AutoUpdate offers fail-safe updating and can throttle bandwidth when updating over low-speed network connections.
Sophos Tamper Protection
Sophos Anti-malware File Scanning
Sophos Tamper Protection prevents unauthorized users (users with limited technical knowledge) and known malware from uninstalling Sophos security software or disabling it through the Sophos Endpoint Security and Control interface.