Virus & Security

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Wharton Computing - Security Guidelines
Wharton accounts security & privacy guidelines.
Compromised Wharton Account: What to do (Students)
This article will provide some ways as to how your account can become compromised, and what steps to take if you believe it has already happened. $(function(){ /* Add links to top of page */ $('.hg-article-body h2').not(':eq(0)').not(":emp...
Antivirus Software: How To Protect Yourself Against Viruses
How to protect your computer from viruses and malware.
Virus Removal Procedure
How to remove a virus from your personal computer.
Phishing Emails: What They Are & What To Do
How to identify and report phishing emails.
Firewalls: What They Are & Why Use Them
How to enable a Firewall on your device.
Symantec Endpoint Protection (Wharton Antivirus Software)
The University of Pennsylvania offers free antivirus software to students in the form of Symantec Endpoint Protection. Below are the links to download this software along with some Frequently Asked Questions. For more information such as recommendat...
LastPass: Managing Passwords (and more) at Penn
To help you keep track of your passwords, the University of Pennsylvania has partnered with LastPass to make this password management software available to all members of the Penn community. Before You Start You'll need the following to use...
Google Login Challenge - How, When, and Why
This article is meant to provide guidance regarding Google's Login Challenges. More specifically, it is designed to describe: (1) when they appear, (2) why they appear, and (3) what you can do about it. Faculty, Staff, and PhD Students Cont...
Google Security & Privacy Checkups
The Google Security & Privacy checkups provide a quick and effective way to ensure that your Google account is secure and private. These checklists can be used on any Google account, whether it is personal or school-provided. Goo...