How can I protect my computer from viruses and malware?

Windows computers:

Apple computers:

  • FSU does not provide antivirus/anti-malware for Apple computers.
  • Mac OS X comes with its own protection called XProtect that provides minimal protection.
  • Other free products available online include Avast, Avira, ClamXAv, Comodo, Norton, and Sophos (in alphabetical order). Each product has its own features which may include on-demand scanning, on-accessing scanning, scan scheduling, and email scanning.