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Personal Antivirus Software

Immunet (for Windows) and Avira (for Macintosh) are available for use on personal equipment not owned by Rutgers.

What is Immunet?

  • Immunet is a malware and antivirus protection system that utilizes cloud computing to provide enhanced community-based security.
  • Immunet is generally compatible with Windows operating systems supporting both 32-bit and 64-bit versions.
  • Immunet requires an active internet connection to maintain the most up-to-date threat detection.

What is Avira?

  • Avira is an antivirus protection system that protects your system from all Mac-related threats and prevents you from passing on PC viruses.
  • Avira is generally compatible with MacOS 10.11 (El Capitan) or higher.
  • Avira requires an active internet connection to download and maintain the most up-to-date threat detection.

Additional Questions?

If you have questions, please contact your department’s IT staff or the Office of Information Technology Help Desk at 848-445-HELP.