Posts under Windows Defender tag.

Windows Defender ATP

Detect malicious Cross-Process Injection with Windows Defender ATP

Windows Defender ATP is a security service which enables security operations (SecOps) personnel to detect, investigate, and respond to advanced threats and hostile activity. Last week a blog post was released by the Windows Defender ATP Research Team which shows […]

Windows Defender Security Center

Windows Defender Security Center in Windows 10 in Creators Update

The evolving threatscape has led to the development of more sophisticated anti-virus tools for protection against viruses. Windows Defender Security Center is one such addition to this line of products. With Windows Defender Security Center featuring in the Windows 10 […]

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Windows 10 protection against Depriz Malware Attacks

Increasing dependence on computers has made them susceptible to cyber-attacks and other nefarious designs. A recent incident in the Middle East took place, where multiple organizations fell victim to targeted and destructive attacks (Depriz Malware attack) that wiped data from […]

Windows Defender Hub

Windows Defender Hub app from Microsoft released

Microsoft has released Windows Defender Hub app and it is now available for download free from the Windows Store.  The app is nothing exciting as basically it basically only allows you open Windows Defender interface and displays some tips, news […]

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Block at First Sight protection in Windows Defender on Windows 10

To keep user’s data safe and avoid malware infections, Windows 10 Anniversary Update introduced Block at First Sight protection in Windows Defender. So, if you have deployed Windows 10 Anniversary Update 1607 or above and are using Windows Defender, be […]

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Remove Windows Defender Icon in Windows 10

Windows 10 Anniversary Update v1607 and later will now display the Windows Defender icon in the Notification Area of your taskbar. In this post, we will see how to hide, disable or remove the Windows Defender icon from the System […]

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Enable or Turn On Enhanced Notifications in Windows Defender

Starting with Windows 10 Anniversary Update version 1607, Windows Defender will display Enhanced Notifications about malware detection & remediation, and all the activities that it is carrying out on your computer. The idea is to keep you informed at all […]

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How to Enable or Start Windows Defender manually in Windows 10

If you have installed a 3rd-party antivirus software, Windows Defender will turn itself off, automatically. When you uninstall your antivirus software, then on restart, Windows Defender will turn on automatically and protect your Windows PC. But if you find that […]

Machine Learning capabilities of Windows Defender in Windows 10

In its latest bid to offer increased protection against security threats facing consumers today, Microsoft has improved functionality of its very own built-in anti-virus system – Windows Defender in Windows 10. The tool aims to make the Windows 10 OS […]

Update Windows Defender definitions using Windows PowerShell

For basic security protection against virus and malware, Microsoft has built-in Windows Defender in your Windows 10 / 8 or later running operating systems. This means that you don’t need to install any antivirus programs and Windows Defender will take […]

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How to configure Windows Defender in Windows 10

Windows Defender has become more powerful in Windows 10. It can be used as a dependable anti-malware in Windows 10, and most home users may not find it necessary to install a 3rd-party antivirus software on the computer. However, Microsoft […]