Antivirus Software

Antivirus Policy and Downloads

download icon UTHSC policy requires Sophos Antivirus to be installed on UTHSC owned PCs and Macs.

Latest Malware and Virus Threats

virus cartoon iconMalware & Virusesexternal link icon - find out about current malware and viruses.

Latest Virus Hoaxes

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Antivirus Software for Personal Use

Sophos makes a free antivirus product for Macintosh and Windows machines. Please browse to their site, create an account, and download and install their free product.

What are Viruses?

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Have you ever wondered what viruses, worms, and trojans are? Wikipedia's article on malwareexternal link icon provides all sorts of information about various computer threats including general information about what each of these threats are, how they are spread, and their history.

The best way to protect yourself from these threats is to make sure your operating system and antivirus software are up-to-date.  Call the Helpdesk at 448-2222 if you have any questions about your computer's safety and security.

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Contact Us


877 Madison Ave.
Lamar Alexander Bldg.
Room 602
Memphis, TN 38163

Phone: 901-448-2222
Toll-free: 1-800-413-7830
Fax: 901-448-8199

Hours of Operation

Monday - 8 am to 5 pm
Tuesday - 8 am to 5 pm
Wednesday - 8 am to 5 pm
Thursday - 8 am to 5 pm
Friday - 8 am to 5 pm
Saturday - Closed
Sunday - Closed

Additional Phone Support

Monday-Friday : 7:30 am to 5:30 pm

** In case of EMERGENCY outage during hours the Helpdesk is closed, please call Security at 448-4444.