Softweb

Softweb is Stony Brook's software distribution website. It is the host from which members of the campus community may download different software titles

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the benefits of installing Symantec Endpoint Protection?

Viruses are malicious programs that run on a computer. They can take control by being:

  • Destructive: compromising computer files; allowing outsiders to access your files; replicate itself through email (using your address book) or through the network; etc.
  • Non-destructive: consuming computer resources making a computer slow; annoying pop-ups or error messages; etc.

By installing Symantec AntiVirus and ensuring the virus definitions are kept up-to-date, students will be less likely to fall victim to computer viruses.

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