Malware, short for malicious software, is any software used to disrupt computer operation, gather sensitive information or gain access to private computer systems. Malware may be stealthy, intended to steal your information or spy on your computer for an extended period without your knowledge.
Recommendations for University-owned devicesplus or minus
In order to protect your devices from such an attack, we ask that you run Malwarebytes weekly. This program is already installed on staff and faculty computers.Please follow these directions to scan your computer.
Recommendations for personally owned devicesplus or minus
Malwarebytes is also recommended for computers that are not University-owned. Review these instructions to download and run this program on your Windows or MAC computer.
Other Anti-Malware Resources