Microsoft releases Windows Defender extension for Google Chrome browser
Microsoft has recently released a new browser extension for Google Chrome. This new extension named Windows Defender Browser Protection will protect you against online threats, like phishing and malicious websites, with real-time ...
Microsoft is taking over the enterprise antivirus market
Writing on their blog, Brad Anderson, Corporate Vice President, Enterprise Mobility + Security at Microsoft revealed that Microsoft ‘s Windows Defender antivirus solutions have been rapidly taking market share in the enterp...
Microsoft claims to have thwarted a massive malware attack in milliseconds
Microsoft said the advanced technology behind Windows Defender has thwarted a massive malware attack aimed at mining bitcoins from the PCs of infected users. Microsoft says on the 6th Windows Defender AV blocked more than 80,000 ...
Microsoft bringing Windows Defender ATP to Windows 7 and Windows 8.1
Windows Defender Advanced Threat Protection (ATP) is a unified endpoint security platform that is available for Windows 10 users around the world. As enterprises will have mix of Windows 7/Windows 8.1 and Windows 10 devices till t...
Test finds Windows Defender merely “satisfactory”, far from best protection
When Microsoft launched Windows Defender as a general antivirus solution in Windows 8 bundled with all PCs it was thought that this would be the end of paid antivirus applications such as Kaspersky or Avast. It turned out these co...
Microsoft’s Malware Protection Engine needs an emergency patch
One of the most dangerous things an app can do is process random files that could be from anywhere, and but that is exactly what an antivirus app needs to do, and sometimes when you stare into the abyss, the abyss stared back at y...
Windows defense in depth gets AI boost with Hexadite integration
Microsoft today announced that they are adding automated investigation and remediation capabilities to Windows Defender Advanced Threat Protection (ATP) later this year. Until now Windows Defender ATP was only capable of detecting...
Despite making peace with Microsoft storm clouds continue to gather for Kaspersky
Last year Kaspersky was at the giving and receiving end of two very different government complaints. The anti-virus company last year launched an antitrust complaint against Microsoft, accusing them of favouring their own Windows ...
Kaspersky drops anti-trust complaint – here’s what Microsoft did to appease them
Kaspersky has been running a battle against Microsoft’s free Windows Defender software since last year, and that included making an official complaint to the European, German and Russian antitrust authorities. Now in a new d...
Good Luck Microsoft: Russian antitrust authorities to rule on Kaspersky complaint soon
Kaspersky has been running a battle against Microsoft’s free Windows Defender software since last year, and that included making an official complaint to the European, German and Russian antitrust authorities. Eugene Kaspers...
Windows Defender Antivirus cloud protection service can detect and remove a never-before-seen malware in just ...
With the Windows 10 Creators Update which was released back in April, Microsoft delivered an updated Windows Defender Antivirus client which will take advantage of cloud protection service. Whenever the Windows Defender Antivirus ...