Windows Defender News
June 27, 2017
A newly disclosed Windows Defender bug, which could allow an attacker to fully take over a target system and create admin accounts, marks yet another major antivirus vulnerability.
June 09, 2017
News roundup: Kaspersky files a complaint against Microsoft's handling of independent antivirus software for Windows 10. Plus, hackers use Instagram to spread malware, and more.
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With Windows 10, Microsoft emphasized virtualization-based security, such as Device Guard and Credential Guard, to keep corporate information off users' devices. Continue Reading
As with any OS, security in Windows 10 is crucial. IT must emphasize third-party software patching, malware protection and more to create truly resilient Windows 10 devices. Continue Reading
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Microsoft introduced some significant changes to Windows 10 in the Fall Creators Update. The My People app, for example, lets users pin contacts to their task bars. Continue Reading
The Windows 10 Fall Creators Update took Windows 10 security up a notch by adding advanced features to Windows Defender, including Application Guard and Exploit Guard. Continue Reading
The Fall Creators Update is the latest major update to Windows 10. Two of the biggest changes are security enhancements and better Windows Update control. Continue Reading
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IT pros who emphasize these resolutions in 2018, including a focus on the easy-to-overlook security holes in Windows 10, will have a great year ahead. Continue Reading
IT can fight browser-based attacks by separating browsers from the OS itself. Get to know tools such as Citrix Secure Browser Service and Windows Defender Application Guard. Continue Reading
Recent cumulative updates have led to reports of Windows Defender update errors. Fortunately, these apparent Win10 Defender Update issues are illusory. Continue Reading