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Minnesota State University, Mankato
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Antivirus and Anti-Malware

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Antivirus software protects your devices and data by preventing, detecting and removing malicious software (malware) from your device.

Be careful where you browse; malware is easily contracted by going to infected websites.

Be aware that whenever you download something, you are running the risk of contracting a virus. Both Windows computers and Mac computers are vulnerable.

Students: Antivirus software downloads for both Windows and Macintosh are available at 


System Center 2012 Endpoint Protection

Microsoft Security Essentials

avast! Antivirus

Malwarebytes Anti-Malware


avast! Antivirus

Yes, Macs can get viruses.