Computer viruses are programs designed to
maliciously change the way your computer operates. Once
active, viruses may cause a variety of problems, including:
How do they spread?
Viruses are often contracted from:
Please note there are several virus hoaxes, often publicized by well-meaning users via e-mail.
How can I protect my computer?
See Anti-virus Tips.
The best way to prevent the spread of viruses is to use antivirus software. IT Services has acquired licenses for antivirus software:
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