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Antivirus: Macintosh

Cornell-provided Symantec antivirus needs to be replaced before October 21, 2016.
1. Uninstall Symantec Antivirus (SEP) to avoid outdated, unpatched software and vulnerability risks.
2. Use one of the Macintosh alternatives, provided below.

Symantec antivirus
will continue to be available until 10/21. Unless exceptional circumstances exist, we highly recommend using an alternative, below.

Macintosh Free Antivirus Options

For personally-owned computers, we recommend using one of the following 3 free options. All products provide similar protection. For all cases, configure your new antivirus for automatic updates and real-time threat protections. If you have questions, consult you local technical support provider or contact anti-virus@cornell.edu.

For university-owned computers, we recommend using SCEP. Tech support, only: