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Viruses and Spam


Protect yourself from viruses and spam by practicing safe computing. Follow the Personal Security Practices and NEVER provide your password to anyone.

Sophos Endpoint Security and Control
Sophos Endpoint Security and Control is the anti-virus software licensed by the university.
Download Sophos
Sophos Endpoint Security and Control is the virus protection software licensed by the university. It is available to all current faculty, staff, and students for campus or home use.
Virus Warnings in E-mail Messages
Information about what to do when you receive a virus warning via e-mail message.
Virus Support
Protect yourself from viruses with Sophos Endpoint Security and Control anti-virus software and by practicing safe computing.
Virus and Hoax Information Sites
A list of links to sites containing information about hoax and virus information.
Virus Support FAQ
Learn more about virus protection at IUP with these frequently asked questions.
Spear Phishing
Information on Spear Phishing, messages targeting IUP E-mail accounts, including how to identify and report them.
Anti-Spam Measures
Learn about anti-spam measures in place at IUP.
Personal PC Security
An unpatched Windows PC connected to the Internet will last for only an average of 20 minutes before it's compromised by malware.
Personal Security Practices
Safe computing practices everyone needs to know
Protecting Your Privacy
Be aware of the steps you can take to protect your privacy and your identity in an online world.
Spyware and Adware
Tips for reducing the risks associated with downloading programs and other "freebies"
Dangers of File-Sharing Networks
Imagine giving a total stranger the keys to your car or house. You wouldn't do it, but many people risk doing the equivalent by using some popular peer-to-peer networks. 
Download Music, Movies, and Software Legally
Downloading music, movies and software may be a daily occurrence, but if it’s not done legally, you could become involved in a lawsuit.
Peer-to-Peer Networks
Due to security and privacy considerations, IUP has implemented technical blocks to prevent IUP network attached computers from participating in peer to peer (P2P) networks.

Last modified on 7/16/2014 3:08:50 PM

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