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New malware warning

Please take note that a new malware threat has emerged on campus. Some users have reported the following:

A pop up will appear on your screen (see below) prompting you to update your Antivirus package due to a threat (in this case a trojan). However, this notification in itself is a malware application. If you click on the option to update, it will install itself on your pc. Under no circumstances should you click on the button.

Close the pop up screen immediately and if you’re worried that your pc is infected, contact the IT helpdesk. Read more on


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