Malicious software or malware can harm your computer, and in some cases, puts your personal information at risk. The ins and outs of malware can get technical. The following is a brief guide to malware for the end user.
Malware includes programs, such as viruses, spyware, and adware:
To keep your computer running efficiently and to protect your personal information:
All IUP faculty, staff, and students are encouraged to take advantage of the university’s site license for Sophos and MalwareBytes. They can be downloaded and installed on personal machines, free of charge from the Available Software page.