Posts under Windows Defender tag.

How Windows Defender System Guard works on Windows 10

Windows 10 has made system attacks difficult with the platform integrity becoming more difficult to compromise. The Windows Defender System Guard comes with the Fall Creators Update for Windows 10. The Update reorganized the system integrity features such that it […]

Windows Defender Exploit Guard

How to configure Windows Defender Exploit Guard (WDEG) in Windows 10

Windows Defender Exploit Guard runs all the security benefits necessary to keep intrusion threats at bay. A characteristic feature of this tool is ‘Exploit Protection’. It automatically applies to many exploit mitigation techniques. This capability can be tested inside the […]

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Windows Defender Network Protection feature in Windows 10

Unlike other cosmetic changes introduced in Windows 10 v1709, Firewall & Network Protection has been the focus of attention. Network Protection, as you are aware helps reduce the attack surface of your devices from Internet-based events. It prevents employees from […]

Exploit Protection in Windows 10

Enable and use Exploit Protection in Windows 10

Windows Defender Security Center in Windows 10 v1709 now introduces a new security protection feature called Exploit Protection, that helps protect your Windows computers from malware that use security exploits to infect your system. It includes mitigations that you can […]

How to use Controlled Folder Access in Windows 10

How to use Controlled Folder Access in Windows 10

Ransomware is rampant today, and you need to take additional care to secure your Windows computer, apart from just installing an antivirus software. While one can always use an anti-ransomware software, Windows 10 now makes it easier by introducing Controlled Folder […]

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Process Hollowing and Atom Bombing protection in Windows Defender ATP

Windows 10 Creators Update security enhancements include improvements in Windows Defender Advanced Threat Protection. These enhancements would keep the users protected from threats like Kovter and Dridex Trojans, says Microsoft. Explicitly, Windows Defender ATP can detect code injection techniques associated […]

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Windows 10 Health Report is not available

If in Windows Defender Security Center in Windows 10, you see a Health Report Is Not Available message, then this post may interest you. The Health Report is meant to give you and idea about the health of your computer […]

How to get old look of Windows Defender on Creators Update

How to get the old look Windows Defender back on Windows 10 v1703

Windows 10 Creators Update has got several enhancements. For instance, Windows Defender has got a complete makeover and a new UI called Windows Defender Security Center has taken its place, which includes other functions too. Talking about the user interface, […]

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Windows Defender Security Center in Windows 10

In Windows 10 v1703 and later, you will see a new white shield icon in the notification area of your Taskbar. This belongs to the newly introduced Windows Defender Security Center. With Windows Defender Security Center featuring in the Windows […]

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 […]