Virus Protection & Security

Overview BUMC IT offers site licensed software, information, and support for securing your computer and protecting it from viruses and spyware.
Available To Students, Faculty, Researchers, Staff, Departments
Benefits You can keep your computer running safely by installing anti-virus and anti-spyware software and making appropriate security and update settings, as documented on our support pages. Should your computer become infected with viruses or spyware, BUMC IT offers software and services to help you remove them.
Key Features
  • Site-licensed anti-virus software and suggestions for anti-spyware software
  • Support pages that explain how to keep your computer safe
  • Notebook registration through the BU Police Department
Getting Started Select a page below for more information:  


If you believe your computer is infected with malware, contact the BUMC IT Service Desk at (617) 638-5914 or
bumchelp@bu.edu. You can also submit an IT Request.