Antivirus

Your antivirus options at Goldsmiths.

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Goldsmiths have migrated their Sophos antivirus solution to a new licensing model since Sept 2018 and are no longer licensed to provide Sophos antivirus for home use for staff and students.  

If you have previously installed the Sophos antivirus software on your own device from this page, we recommend uninstalling as soon as possible as you will no longer be receiving definition updates.  Follow the advice below to obtain new antivirus software to ensure you remain protected against the latest threats. 

Sophos offer a recommended free version for Windows and Mac systems, based on their latest enterprise version: 

Sophos free version

If you do not wish to use the free Sophos antivirus, Microsoft suggest the following consumer antivirus products, many of whom provide a Mac equivalent: 

Antivirus software providers