Antivirus - Help

Last Updated: 10/19/2012
Support Area Description
Microsoft Forefront OIT recommends Microsoft Forefront Client Security antivirus and antispyware software for university owned computers running Windows OS.
Microsoft Security Essentials OIT recommends Microsoft Security Essentials antivirus and antispyware software for personally owned computers running Windows OS.
Sophos for Mac Home Edition OIT recommends and supports Sophos home edition on personally owned computers.
Sophos Endpoint Protection for Mac OIT recommends the use of Sophos Endpoint Protection for university purchased Macs. It is compatible with Mac OS 10.5 and above.
Linux solutions Learn about OIT's recommendation for Linux users.
Information for Technical Staff Technical staff, like Computer Support Representatives (CSRs), can find helpful information on this page along with installers to Forefront Client Security .msi installers for desktop deployment.

Uninstall CUantivirus for Windows

Uninstall CUantivirus for Macintosh

OIT's previous antivirus program, CUantivirus (CA eTrust), is no longer available and does not receive updates. If you still have this program, please uninstall it and install one of the programs listed above.
Uninstall ClamXav OIT now recommends Sophos Antivirus for all Macintosh users (see above).  If you still have ClamXav installed, please uninstall it and install either Sophos Home Edition or Sophos Antivirus Endpoint protection depending on if your computer is personally or university owned.

 

If you need help installing software or if your computer has been infected by a virus or spyware, bring your computer into one of ITS's desktop support walk-in centers.