Microsoft Announces General Availability For Enhanced Mitigation Experience Toolkit (EMET) 5.0

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Microsoft today announced the general availability of Enhanced Mitigation Experience Toolkit (EMET) 5.0. EMET is a free tool, designed to help customers with their defense in depth strategies against cyberattacks, by helping block and terminate the most common techniques adversaries might use in comprising systems. The Enhanced Mitigation Experience Toolkit (EMET) is a utility designed to help users block hackers from gaining access to their systems through common attacks. EMET enables users to manage security mitigation technologies that help make it more difficult for attackers to exploit vulnerabilities in a given piece of software. EMET helps protect your computer from new or undiscovered threats until they can be addressed through formal security updates.

“EMET is a free tool, designed to help customers with their defense in depth strategies against cyberattacks, by helping block and terminate the most common techniques adversaries might use in comprising systems,” he writes in a blog post. EMET 5.0 “further helps to protect with two new mitigations, and with new capabilities giving customers additional flexibility on their deployments.”

Read more at Microsoft Security Response Center blog.

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