Protection & Mitigation: Anti-virus software

Anti-virus software is critical in protecting against malicious programs and code that may be encountered whilst browsing the internet, received via email, or found on transferable media such as floppy disks.

If your computer already has anti-virus software installed, ensure the latest updates (also known as 'virus definitions' or 'signatures') have been installed.

This is critical is enabling the software to identify and address the effects of computer viruses.

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