This document provides general information about virus prevention and removal. Information about DoIT's Virus Rescue Service and Security Team (aka BadgIRT) is also provided.
General Virus Information
Learn more about computer viruses and how they operate.
Get protected! Windows 10 comes with a copy of Windows Defender, and staff/faculty with MacOS can download Trend Micro for their personal computers for free.
- Windows: Windows Defender - Enabling Antivirus Threat Protection & Windows Firewall
- MacOS: Trend Micro - Introduction to Trend Micro AV for Personally Owned macOS Devices
- Virus Prevention Tips
Learn how to use anti-virus software to help you recover from virus infections.
- Windows Defender - Running an Antivirus Scan
- [Link for document 38652 is unavailable at this time.]
- Performing an On-Line Virus Scan with Housecall