Sophos Antivirus

Following an agreement with Sophos Enterprise inc., all students at the University of Bologna can use Sophos Antivirus free of charge.

What is it?

Sophos Antivirus is a software that prevents, detects and neutralises malicious code, including viruses, rootkits, spyware and others.

Who can use it?

Sophos Antivirus is available to all students enrolled at the University of Bologna and is accessible using the university username and password ( at the following addresses:

At the end of the studies, the validity of any Sophos Antivirus licence installed on students’ personal computers, thanks to the agreement between the University of Bologna and Sophos Enterprise inc., also comes to an end. To continue using the product, users must buy the licence at the commercial conditions offered by the producer.

What does the license include?

The licence allows to download and install the latest version of Sophos Antivirus.


The University of Bologna does not provide technical support for the use, downloading and installation of the product included in the licence. 
For all information, please refer to the product documentation available online.