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  • Apparent Win10 Defender Update Issues Illusory

    Recent cumulative updates have led to reports of Windows Defender update errors. Fortunately, these apparent Win10 Defender Update issues are illusory. Continue Reading

  • Simple steps can tighten Windows 8 security

    Windows 8 and Windows 8.1 are arguably Microsoft’s most secure operating systems yet, but desktop administrators still need to understand how their new features work. Enterprise IT must also address persistent vulnerabilities and remember the continued importance of patching. A combination of built-in and third-party tools can help admins keep up with Windows 8.x security. In addition, organizations must be careful not to make too many assumptions about Windows 8.1 security and keep up with threats such as “pass the hash” attacks. Continue Reading

  • Comparing Windows Defender in Windows 8 vs. third-party malware tools

    Microsoft has strengthened Windows Defender for Windows 8, but IT may find third-party anti-malware products more useful than Windows 8 Defender. Continue Reading