Security

Anti-virus Recommendations

Always keep your operating system up-to-date.

Windows 10 includes built-in anti-virus protection called Windows Defender.

Anti-virus for Windows for personal PCs (Windows 8, 7, Vista):
Microsoft Security Essentials  https://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows/products/security-essentials

Anti-virus for Mac (or an alternative for Windows):
Sophos Home  https://home.sophos.com/

Anti-malware for Windows and Mac:
Malwarebytes  https://www.malwarebytes.com/

Anti-virus for Windows on University-owned PCs:
Microsoft System Center Endpoint Protection  License required. This software is installed and supported by BIOTA IT staff. To get it, contact us at it-help@biota.utoronto.ca