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Best Antivirus For Windows 10 Business Users

The folks over at AV-TEST are at it again. The independent German security institute has performed a new study to determine the best antivirus for Windows 10 business users. And the enterprise results have almost no surprises,

Best Windows 10 Antivirus For Home Users

Microsoft has made Windows Defender a strong contender for top notch security on its OS, but there are a few other excellent Windows 10 antivirus programs available for home users. Which have been carefully compiled by the

Windows 10 Picks Up Support For GPU Virus Scanning

Intel has announced Accelerated Memory Scanning, which is a fancy way of naming a technology that enables virus scanning with GPU power. And Windows 10 is the first to use it. Basically, the deal is that virus

Windows Defender Now Protects Against Cryptocurrency Mining

The miners are running amok! Microsoft is here with some new research showing just how much of a concern cryptocurrency mining has become lately. And how Windows 10 protects against it. Or Windows Defender, rather. As Redmond

Windows 10 Pro To Get Windows Defender Application Guard

WDAG. Microsoft has confirmed that it is bringing the enterprise focused security feature to its main platform, with the reveal that Windows 10 Pro users will get access to the Windows Defender Application Guard. The idea is

Windows Defender ATP Goes Multiplatform

macOS, Linux, iOS, and Android, you name it. Microsoft has partnered with three security firms to make Windows Defender ATP available on other platforms to detect and mitigate security risks. The three security vendors are namely Bitdefender,

Windows Defender ATP Gets AI Based Automated Threat Responses

AI is taking over the world! Microsoft launched its Windows Defender Advanced Threat Protection solution last year, providing enterprise customers with a powerful new tool. One that they can uses to detect, investigate, and respond to advanced

Windows Defender ATP For Fall Creators Update Now In Preview

One of the most compelling new features that Microsoft is working on for Windows 10 is Windows Defender ATP, Advanced Threat Protection for short. This new addition has been designed to streamline security for users, and the

How To Disable SmartScreen In Windows 10

The SmartScreen filter technology was initially designed for Internet Explorer to protect users from malicious websites and web applications. But it has now become a part of the operating system itself. Microsoft implemented the SmartScreen feature directly

Kaspersky And Microsoft Are Friends Again

But are they best friends forever? Back in June Kaspersky took some extreme measures when it filed an antitrust complaint against Microsoft for what the security provider claimed were anticompetitive practices from the software titan. Basically, it