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.

  • Anti-Spam Measures
    Learn about anti-spam measures in place at IUP.
    Protecting Your Privacy
    Be aware of the steps you can take to protect your privacy and your identity in an online world.
    Personal Security Practices
    Safe computing practices everyone needs to know
    Spyware and Adware
    Tips for reducing the risks associated with downloading programs and other "freebies"
    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.
    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 Warnings in E-mail Messages
    Information about what to do when you receive a virus warning via e-mail message.
    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.