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Anti-Virus Software

University owned computer equipment

The ever-present threat of Malware from both the internet and email have made anti-virus software a must. Protecting data and computer equipment from malicious software attacks is something that Memorial University takes very seriously. Memorial's Electronic Data Security Policy mandates that all university owned computers run our approved anti-virus software. As of August 2011 Memorial has introduced a centrally funded approach to anti-virus software renewals. This means no charge licenses for all faculty and staff. If you do not have anti-virus software installed or if you suspect your existing installation may be out of date, please contact the C&C Service Desk at 864-4595 or help@mun.ca.

Anti-Virus Software - Free for home use

Memorial University and the Department of Computing and Communications want to protect you and your computer from malicious software threats. Need antivirus software for your home computer? If you're a current student, faculty staff, or a MUN retiree, we've got you covered.

Mac users wishing to download a free copy of VirusScan for Macs must first come to the Computing and Communications Service Desk in HH-2012 to receive a license key.

Windows users can download a free copy of VirusScan for Windows directly through the my.mun.ca portal. This will require a valid MUN Login ID and password. If you have any problems or questions about logging into my.mun.ca please contact the C&C Service Desk at 864-4595 or help@mun.ca.

Please note the following:

  • MUN students - once logged into my.mun.ca please click on Student Services to see the channel for antivirus downloads. Go to my.mun.ca.
  • MUN faculty or staff members - once logged into my.mun.ca you will find the antivirus software download under the Employee Services section. Go to my.mun.ca.
  • MUN retirees - once logged in (MUN webmail username and password) you will be presented with the option to begin the file download process. Please log in here.
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