Symantec Corporation has announced critical security vulnerabilities affecting Symantec Endpoint Protection for workstations and the Symantec Endpoint protection management console.
Individuals who use Symantec Endpoint Protection for workstations are urged to download the latest version of Symantec Endpoint Protection (SEP 12.1.6 MP4) from the Software Download Service at My Pitt.
In addition to installing the Microsoft patches, CSSD also recommends that all users install Symantec Endpoint Protection software and use the LiveUpdate feature to get the latest virus definitions. As a complement to Symantec Endpoint Protection, CSSD offers Malwarebytes Premium for individuals and departments at no cost. Students, faculty, and staff can download Malwarebytes and Symantec Endpoint Protection at no cost through the Software Download Service at My Pitt. Departments can submit a help request to obtain Malwarebytes for multiple machines.
Please contact the Technology Help Desk at 412 624-HELP  if you have any questions regarding this announcement.