Protect your computing environment against viruses, spyware, and other malware.
If you arrive on campus with a computer infected by a virus, or if it becomes infected after arrival, you may lose access to the network or your data may be at risk until the problem is resolved. This can take hours, endanger your personal documents, and require you to reformat your hard drive and reinstall your operating system and all your applications from scratch. Make sure you are running virus protection software that will protect against most computer infections.
1. IS&T provides the following virus protection software, free of charge, to the MIT community:
2. IS&T can help you recover from a virus infection and restore your operating system.
3. If connected to the MIT network, you may receive a notification from the Security team about a possible compromise on your computer.