Virus & Malware Protection

Macintosh malware infections

A recent piece of malware given the name “FlashBack” has infected more than 600,000 Apple OS X computers.  A patch is now available that will remove the vulnerability and malware automatically.  If you do believe that you have been infected, please contact OIT for assistance. A side-effect of being infected is the chance that your […]

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Critical hole in Windows (3/13/2012)

Critical hole in Windows Remote Desktop   Microsoft has patched a critical hole in all supported versions of Windows that allows attackers to take control of computers using malicious code.  The vulnerability in the Remote Desktop Protocol may be exploited by a worm-like attack that spreads with no user interaction required. The patch was made […]

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Does the University provide antivirus protection for my computer?

The University owns licenses for antivirus products that can be used on University owned Mac and Windows computers. For University owned Windows computers, the University uses Trend-Micro Antivirus. For University owned Macintosh computers, the University uses Symantec Endpoint Protection. For personally owned computers the University has licensed Command  Antivirus. Alternatively, for personally owned computers, there […]


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