Microsoft Defender

Microsoft Defender Exclusions List Can Be Read by Attackers in Windows 10

by Rabia Noureen

Security researchers have discovered a flaw in Microsoft Defender Antivirus that could allow attackers to bypass the malware detection solution on Windows machines. According to a report from Bleeping Computer, this issue specifically impacts Windows 10 devices running version 21H1 and 21H2. Microsoft Defender is the default anti-malware software, which scans files and processes to… Read More

Microsoft Advises Customers to Patch Active Directory Privilege Escalation Vulnerability

by Rabia Noureen

Last month, Microsoft released the November Patch Tuesday updates to address two Active Directory (AD) Domain Services privilege escalation security flaws affecting all supported versions of Windows Server. But it looks like some customers have not updated their servers yet. The company published a blog post yesterday advising customers to install the emergency fixes on… Read More

Microsoft Defender for Business Brings Enterprise-Grade Endpoint Security to SMEs

by Dean Ellerby

On November 2nd 2021, Microsoft announced Microsoft Defender for Business. The announcement comes following a series of rebranding exercises into the “Microsoft Defender for” fold. What is Microsoft Defender for Business? Microsoft Defender for Business is a new endpoint security solution that will be available soon in preview. Defender for Business is designed to bring… Read More

Understanding Microsoft Defender for Endpoint and How It Protects Your Data

with 1 Comment by Ru Campbell

Microsoft Defender for Endpoint (MDE, previously known as Microsoft Defender Advanced Threat Protection) is Microsoft's endpoint security platform that goes far and beyond the traditional anti-malware engine and firewall to protect against the modern cybersecurity threats an organization faces.  An evolving solution since it was first announced in 2016, MDE is part of the Microsoft… Read More