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Virus Protection for Hostel Residents

Since virus protection is very crucial for Information Security, all hostel residents are highly recommended to install an anti-virus program in their PCs/notebooks connected to the HostNet. There are some free but reliable anti-virus available for download:

Microsoft Security Essential (Windows 7 & Vista Only)

http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=5201

Microsoft Windows Defender (Windows 8 & 10 Only)

Windows 8 and Windows 10 includes a built-in antivirus named Windows Defender.

AVG Free

http://free.avg.com/ww-en/free-antivirus-download

Avira Free Antivirus

http://www.avira.com/en/avira-free-antivirus According to the HostNet User Policy, in case any abnormal activities/traffics are being logged due to virus attack, ITSC reserves the rights to disconnect any suspect computers or equipment connected to the network.