If you’re one of those people who think their Mac is absolved from getting viruses, think again. According to this analysis at Bit9, in 2015 alone researchers have discovered five times the amount of unique OS X malware than in the last five years combined. Makes perfect sense due to the growth in popularity of Macs in the business and at home.
Information Technology reminds everyone that all users are required to install an antivirus program on their computers, regardless of the computers’ operating systems. IT offers McAfee VirusScan software for free to all UMass Lowell students, faculty, and staff. Check out the software applications page on the IT website for more information.