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University Information Services
 

Keeping your devices up-to-date with antivirus software is a requirement for use of the University's data network. We provide free McAfee antivirus products for students and staff to protect your devices.

Students

Download and install McAfee Threat Prevention for your operating system:

Mac OS X

Windows

Mac OS X Windows

If you have any queries, contact the Service Desk.
 

Staff

Check with your local IT support staff to find out which antivirus solution is in use in your institution.

If you have a self-managed Mac or PC, you can download and install McAfee Threat Prevention using the links above.
 

Further information for IT staff

UIS offers a Managed Endpoint Protection Service, which helps you to protect your institution's endpoints while giving you an overview of your systems and what's happening to them.

Find out more

 

Command line scanners

Linux command line scanner 64bit v701

Linux command line scanner 32bit v701

Windows command line scanner 64bit v701

Windows command line scanner 32bit v701

Linux CLS product guide

Windows CLS product guide

Linux CLS release notes

Windows CLS release notes

VirusScan CLS

Linux command line scanner 64bit 

Linux command line scanner 32bit

Documentation (Linux)

Windows command line scanner 64bit

Windows command line scanner 32bit

Documentation (Windows)

AIX command line scanner

FreeBSD command line scanner

HP-UX command line scanner

Solaris SPARC command line scanner

Solaris x86 command line scanner

 

UIS Service Desk

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