4. Anti-virus Software
In academic environments where there is a great deal of exchanging data and a very mobile user population computer viruses are a very real danger. Data loss through virus infections is common at Oxford. OUCS supports Sophos antivirus software for which we have a site licence. The software can be downloaded by members of the University from the Computing Services registration system. It will run on many different operating systems including Windows and MacIntosh OS X.
Our Viruses web pages have details of the software and news of virus alerts.