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Windows Defender out of beta testing
Software giant Microsoft has confirmed that Windows Defender application is now out of beta and is available as a free download.
Ben Fathi, corporate vice president of Microsoft’s security technology unit officially announced the launch of the final version of this application at the RSA’s Conference Europe 2006 in Nice, [...]

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Windows Defender no longer supports Windows 2000
Microsoft’s free anti-spyware software Windows Defender no longer supports the vintage Windows 2000 operating system. It never supported the earlier iterations including Windows 98 or Windows Me.
The latest beta version of the security application expired earlier this week and users were told to upgrade to the final version available [...]

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anyone tried it? i do not have a pen drive yet. how does it work? can you update definitions on the disk? can you do it on the fly using the web? or do you have to build a new disk image to get latest definitions? :p
 

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In office rite now. Will try by evening on personal lappy. Till then if someone shares the experience it would be good.
 


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anyone tried it? i do not have a pen drive yet.

how does it work? can you update definitions on the disk? can you do it on the fly using the web? or do you have to build a new disk image to get latest definitions? :p
The same software can also update definitions on an existing install, initial downloads are 208MB. Didn't try booting into it.
 

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Windows Defender Advanced Threat Protection is a new security service that will enable enterprise customers to detect, investigate, and respond to advanced attacks on their networks. Building on the existing security features and services Windows 10 offers today, Windows Defender Advanced Threat Protection provides a new post-breach layer of protection to the Windows 10 security stack.

Built into Windows 10, Windows Defender Advanced Threat Protection will help detect attackers and threats, provide enterprises with information to investigate the breach across endpoints, and offer response recommendations.

Protecting enterprise customers has never been more challenging as security threats are brazen and highly sophisticated. Even with the best defense, sophisticated attackers are using social engineering and zero-day vulnerabilities to break-in to corporate networks.
 
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