Microsoft patches critical flaw in Windows Defender

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    Becky Webmistress Administrator

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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:


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    Well, that's good to know as I was just about to go back to Defender. :)
     
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