Virus Protection

Sophos Update Service

In order to protect the computer against malware mostly from the internet (viruses, worms and Trojan horses) especially on the Windows systems a virus protection program is required.

The staff and students of universities in Niedersachsen as well as the staff of the Max Planck Society can use Sophos Anti-Virus from Sophos Ltd. Both institutions have a long-term license of this product and the right to use it at home too.

For distribution of the software and the updates the GWDG provide the:
Sophos-Update-Service