How much do you love your computer?Posted: April 4, 2016
Right this minute, we’re guessing your PC or laptop is the love of your life. Or as Whitney Houston croons in her hit 80’s song, it’s: ‘the greatest love of all’.
As a uni student, your computer possibly contains 1353 words of your essay due next week (eeek!) and three gazillion gigabytes worth of photos from your ENTIRE life (well, this semester anyway).
With great love comes great responsibility. You need to take care of your computer so it doesn’t catch a virus.
According to PC Mag: ‘The effect of the virus may be a simple prank that pops up a message on screen out of the blue, or it may destroy programs and data right away or on a certain date. For example, the famous Michelangelo virus contaminated the machine on Michelangelo’s birthday’ (PC Mag Encyclopedia).
The sad face emoji isn’t sad enough to express how crummy it would be to lose all the data on your computer. Luckily, we’ve got a free solution for you. All Griffith students can access Symantec Endpoint Protection on their device for FREE.
Symantec Endpoint Protection is a leading antivirus and security solution for desktop devices. It is designed to ‘protect against advanced threats with powerful, layered protection backed by industry-leading security intelligence’. See the Symantec website for system requirements.
You can access Symantec Endpoint Protection via the Software Download Service (SDS) on your Griffith University Google Drive account. Head to the Software Services website for handy instructions on accessing home use software.