Microsoft patches critical flaw in Windows Defender

Discussion in 'News Editions' started by Becky, Apr 4, 2018.

  1. Becky

    Becky Webmistress Administrator

    Mar 25, 2003
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    Microsoft have released a security update which patches a serious vulnerability in their Microsoft Malware Protection Engine, which is relevant for anyone using Windows Defender on Windows 10. The security flaw meant that if Windows Defender even scanned specific malware, the PC could be compromised. ZDNet has more:

    Read more here.
    Becky, Apr 4, 2018
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  2. Becky

    nivrip Yorkshire Cruncher

    Mar 21, 2007
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    Well, that's good to know as I was just about to go back to Defender. :)
    nivrip, Apr 4, 2018
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