For malware prevention and removal, ResNet recommends using Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware in combination with the McAfee virus protection software that Saint Mary's College provides at no cost to students, faculty, and staff for their personally-owned computers.

    • Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware
      for Microsoft Windows and Mac OS X

      • Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware for Windows effectively removes removes malware like worms, trojans, rootkits, rogues, and spyware. It also removes malware that can hijack your web browsers.
        http://www.malwarebytes.org/antimalware/
      • This software contains the free as well as the paid version of Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware. If you wish to purchase the software for $25 (annual license fee), the option is available from within the installed software.

        The free version of Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware must be updated manually, and does not provide real-time protection, only malware removal.

      • Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware for Mac effectively removes adware and malware. It also removes malware that can hijack your web browsers.
        http://www.malwarebytes.org/antimalware/mac/
      • The free version of Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware does not provide real-time protection, only malware removal.

    • McAfee virus protection software
      for Microsoft Windows and Mac OS X

      • McAfee VirusScan for Windows protects your computer against new virus and malware infections, and is configured to scan automatically for existing infections.
        http://www.saintmarys.edu/virus
      • McAfee Security for Macs protects your computer against new virus and malware infections, and is configured to scan automatically for existing infections.
        http://www.saintmarys.edu/virus
      • This software is free for Saint Mary's students, faculty and staff for their personally-owned computers. It is also installed on all College-owned computers.

Last Modified July 30, 2015