Student Antivirus

Approved Anti-Virus Solutions

To connect to Becker’s Internet, your computer must have approved, up-to-date Anti-Virus installed. You may purchase your own, or you can use Sophos Anti-Virus (details below).

Please note: All Anti-virus programs below with the exception of Sophos are not offered by the college. The download links for each program will give you a trail version of the program. If you wish continued use of Becker Internet after your trail has ended you will be required to purchase the product of your choice OR download Sophos which is given to students at no extra cost.

Avira:

Windows Defender:

  • Built into Windows

ClearPass OnGuard Client

  • Windows:
    • OnGuard for Windows– This is a self installer. Please click the link and follow the prompts.

    Macintosh:

    • OnGuard for Mac– This is a self installer. Please click the link and follow the prompts.

    Linux:

    • OnGuard for Linux– This is a self installer. Please click the link and follow the prompts.

Malware Tools

Malware infections are becoming more common every year. The new Sophos Endpoint tool should detect and prevent malware. However, if your machine does get infected with Malware, there are several free anti-malware programs that you can use to fix or prevent malware problems. They include:

  • Malwarebytes: This tool can protect your computer as well as fix certain issues regarding malware. This program is NOT Mac compatible.

Usage tips: – Update your database frequently. We recommend scheduling bi-weekly scans on your computer. Malwarebytes has a built in scanning process that allows you to decide when you would like to scan your computer.