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Free Download: Updated Symantec Anti-Virus

Published September 4, 2014

Keep those pesky viruses at bay. Download the latest version of Symantec Endpoint Protection, always free from UBIT.

Security Flaw Fixed for IT Staff

As of August 20, 2014, a new version of Symantec Endpoint Protection is now available to download for Windows machines. The IT staff version fixes a security flaw in application and device control on Windows machines. The vulnerability in the previous IT staff version affected proactive threat protection features, so the latest version should be downloaded and installed as soon as possible.

Should I upgrade my personal computer?

Although the vulnerability did not affect the version for personally-owned Windows computers, UB opted to update it as well. UB students, faculty and staff should always keep their version of Symantec Endpoint Protection up-to-date to protect against viruses and Trojans. 

Remember: don't run two different anti-virus programs at the same time, as it creates conflicts, and never go online without anti-virus protection.

Need Help?

Contact the CIT Help Desk (ubithelp@buffalo.edu, 716-645-3542).