Information & Library Services Archives


September 1, 2011 2:17 pm

Basics of an Anti-Virus Program

Be sure your virus protection program is up to date. Also, each virus protection program relies on virus definition files…


September 1, 2011 1:17 pm

Updating Anti-Virus Programs

Bradford Persistent Agent grants temporary internet access to allow updating of Sophos anti-virus software definition files.  Click the link to obtain the…


August 31, 2011 8:36 pm

Protecting Yourself On The Internet

A. Cookies: Cookies are little pieces of information that web sites store on your computer. B. Common scams: “phishing” Banks…


August 31, 2011 8:32 pm

Protecting Your Computer

A. Administrative password: Put a secure administrative password on own computer (Some viruses are now set to guess passwords and…


August 15, 2011 5:22 pm

Sophos Anti-Virus Installation for Windows

A. Downloading and Installing Sophos Anti-Virus Follow this link and login using your Bates username and password. This will download…


August 15, 2011 5:19 pm

Sophos Anti-Virus Installation for Macintosh

These instructions guide you through the process of downloading and installing Sophos Anti-Virus for Macintosh on your personally-owned computer (college-owned computers…