Services: Virus Information

Virus Information

The following page is designed to assist HHD faculty, staff, and students in protecting their computers from those nasty critters known as viruses.

This page contains the following information:

  • Recent viruses to hit HHD
  • Recommended antivirus software
  • Links to online sources of antivirus software and information

For descriptions of the viruses, go to Symantec's site.

Recommended Software

ISS recommends either Symantec Antivirus Corporate Edition or Norton Antivirus. Symantec Antivirus Corporate Edition is now available free from ITS. We have set up a centralized server in the college to support it as a managed product. We install it as part of our standard config for new computers.

Online Sources of Antivirus Information

A resource for other information regarding viruses is the Penn State Virus Information Page.