Protect and clean your computer: Mac OS 10.6 (Snow Leopard)

BEFORE YOU BEGIN

  • If you are a University employee whose University computer exhibits signs of an infection and you do not feel comfortable following the listed steps, you should contact the IT Professional for your unit/department for help. No fees apply.
  • If you are a University employee whose personal computer exhibits signs of an infection and you do not feel comfortable following the listed steps, you can make an appointment to have your computer cleaned (charges do apply). Submit a Help Ticket Request or call the IT Support Center at (302) 831-6000.
  • If you are a student whose personal computer exhibits signs of an infection and you do not feel comfortable following the listed steps, you can make an appointment to have your computer cleaned (charges do apply). Submit a Help Ticket Request or call the IT Support Center at (302) 831-6000.
  1. Activate the Mac OS X firewall
  2. Use up-to-date McAfee anti-virus software
  3. Set software updates to check for updates daily
  4. Set up desktop security
  5. Ongoing tasks

For further information about computer security, go to the UD computer security home page.