Your computer can be exposed to a virus through numerous ways including being embedded in an attachment of an appealing looking email or transmitted during file sharing.
To help protect your computer from viruses:
- Make sure that you are using anti-virus software with the most current security updates.
- Be suspicious of all attachments and shared files, even those from a known or trusted source.
- If you suspect that your computer has been infected with a virus, contact the Help Desk immediately.