Monthly Security Tips: Flu Season is Coming to an End, But Viruses Can Still Infect Your Devices

Digital viruses, also known as malware, can infect your computer, cause annoying symptoms and threaten your privacy. These viruses target every gadget including PC, Mac and mobile devices. While you are having fun with your computers and smartphones, don’t forget to boost the immune system of these tech toys.

Learn how to protect your devices from possible infections with the March edition of OUCH!, a monthly security awareness newsletter from the cybersecurity experts at SANS Institute. SANS discusses ways to prevent and treat digital virus infections, including installing anti-virus software, keeping operating system and applications up-to-date, and downloading apps only from verified sources.

You can visit https://ocio.osu.edu/itsecurity/buckeyesecure/spyware#resources to find free antivirus programs that meet your needs.