Antivirus

UNE Antivirus Free

Sophos is an enterprise level antivirus software package used by Government departments, corporations and Universities worldwide. It has a comprehensive antivirus database providing maximum protection against electronic attacks.

UNE holds a site license which covers:

Please click on the links above for more information or click here for some Frequently Asked Questions

Note: It is recommended that you install this software, however UNE is not responsible for any misuse, hardware failure, or issues that arise from its installation and usage.

Antivirus for Personal Computers

The University is providing FREE antivirus software for Student and Staff Personal (Home) Computers.

It's so easy just click on a link and follow the step-by-step instructions to download and install. After that, Sophos automatically updates its antivirus database while you remain a student or staff member – saving you hundreds of dollars!

Forget the hassle of renewing your antivirus every year, click on the link and start downloading.

Sophos is available for:

  • Windows 7, 8, 10 - 32-bit and 64-bit systems
  • Mac 10.10+

See the Frequently Asked Questions for more information.

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Download Sophos for Vista/7/8/10 for your personal computer (staff and students)

WARNING: Please remove any current antivirus software on your computer and restart your machine before downloading Sophos onto your computer. Please follow the step-by-step installation instructions when installing Sophos.

22 MB

Download Sophos for Mac OSX 10.10 + for your personal computer (staff and students)

WARNING: Please remove any current antivirus software on your computer and restart your machine before downloading Sophos onto your computer. Please follow the step-by-step installation instructions when installing Sophos.

103 MB
Installation Instructions

See our Knowledge Base Articles for detailed instructions on Sophos installations on Student and Staff Home Computers:

Note: It is recommended that you install this software, however UNE is not responsible for any misuse, hardware failure, or issues that arise from its installation and usage.

Other Antivirus Software

A list of the notable antivirus software packages that might be installed on your computer.

Please note: this is not a comprehensive list and this list in no way represents a recommendation or endorsement by the University:

  • AVG Free Edition
  • BitDefender Online Scan System
  • ClamWin
  • ClamXav
  • McAfee VirusScan for Windows
  • Kaspersky Anti-Virus Personal Pro
  • ESET NOD32 Antivirus
  • Avast! Home Edition
  • Panda Antivirus Platinum
  • Norton AntiVirus
  • HandyBits
  • Hijack this Software
  • AhnLab V3 Internet Sercurity
  • eSafe
  • Command Antivirus(tm) for Windows
  • Avira AntiVir
  • eTrust Antivirus
  • Dr. Web
  • F-Prot Antivirus
  • F-Secure Anti-Virus
  • GFI MailSecurity for Microsoft Exchange/SMTP
  • GFI WebMonitor for ISA Server
  • ViRobot Expert
  • Microsoft Security Essentials
  • Microsoft Forefront Client Security
  • eScan
  • Norman Virus Control (NVC)
  • Protector Plus
  • VIPRE
  • PC-cillin 2003
  • TrustPort Antivirus
  • TrustPort PC Security

For advice on how to uninstall your current antivirus software please contact the vendor of your software package.

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