Symantec Endpoint Protection, SEP, is Symantec AntiVirus® combined with anti-spyware, firewall, intrusion prevention system, application control, device control, and proactive threat scanning into a single client, all managed by a single piece of management software.The combination allows instant upgrades without deploying specific software for each security technology. It protects from from both known threats and from threats that have not been seen before. Symantec Endpoint Protection protects against malware such as viruses, worms, Trojan horses, spyware, and adware.

Symantec Endpoint Protection (SEP) antivirus software for Windows and Mac OS X is available for free for to all UIC faculty, staff, and students through the

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While Macs do not suffer the same level of security issues that Windows operating systems do, one can never be too safe and antivirus software does exist for Macintosh computers Solution:

The chances of a virus affecting your Mac are low, but here are a few reasons why the ACCC encourages antivirus protection.

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Steps for virus removal if your computer has been infected.

  1. Go to this link to download Malwarebytes
  2. Once the program is downloaded click on the download file and run the installer
  3. After installation is complete you can run Malwarebytes.
  4. Start a quick scan Once the scan is complete you will be given a report of about any discovered threats.
  5. Select all threats and click remove.
  6. Malwarebytes will ask for a restart.

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