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Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Where can I download a free anti-virus software?

If you are a current student, staff or faculty member of the University of San Diego, you are eligible to download a copy of Symantec Antivirus for as long as you are affiliated with the university. You can download the software from

Q: Are there any precautions I should take when blogging, chatting and/or using social networking sites?

A: Yes! Read this helpful article for more information: Social Networking Safety Tips (PDF).

Q: Where can I find an online tutorial to show me how to set up spam filtering?

A: OnGuard Online is maintained by the Federal Trade Commision (FTC) and provides practical tips from the federal government and the technology industry to help you be on guard against Internet fraud, secure your computer, and protect your personal information. Their website includes a series of online tutorials on a variety of topics.