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Sophos Anti-Virus is the virus protection software recommended by MIT. This software detects and cleans up viruses, Trojans, worms, spyware, adware and other potentially unwanted applications.


recommended versions

Key Features

  • Continuously scans and notifies you of threats.
  • Cleans up threats.
  • Protects your data by disallowing harmful software to be downloaded.
  • Updates regularly, no need to be on campus.
  • Learn more.

Note: Apple has stopped releasing security updates for both OS X 10.6 and 10.7. Continuing to run computers with those operating systems on the network is not recommended. IS&T strongly encourages you to upgrade those machines to the latest Mac OS if possible to ensure that they are protected.