New browser extensions for integrating Microsoft’s hardware-based isolation

Credit to Author: Eric Avena| Date: Thu, 23 May 2019 15:50:07 +0000

The hardware-based isolation technology on Windows 10 that allows Microsoft Edge to isolate browser-based attacks is now available as a browser extension for Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox. We introduced the container technology in 2017. Since then, we have been evolving the technology and engaging with customers to understand how hardware-based isolation can best help…

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Announcing Trend Micro Security for Microsoft Edge

Credit to Author: Trend Micro| Date: Mon, 11 Feb 2019 16:09:26 +0000

  Browsing the web securely with Microsoft Edge (the browser recommended by Microsoft for Windows 10 users and the default browser in Windows 10 S-mode) is a safer bet than ever before with Trend Micro Security for Microsoft Edge—a unique three-in-one browser extension that provides web threat protection, ad blocking, and password management, all in…

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A week in security (December 10 – 16)

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 17 Dec 2018 17:58:31 +0000

A roundup of last week’s security news from December 10–16, including facial recognition technology, abandoned USB sticks, even more trouble at Facebook, Google bugs, and more.

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Windows Defender Antivirus can now run in a sandbox

Credit to Author: Windows Defender Research| Date: Fri, 26 Oct 2018 17:10:18 +0000

Windows Defender Antivirus has hit a new milestone: the built-in antivirus capabilities on Windows can now run within a sandbox. With this new development, Windows Defender Antivirus becomes the first complete antivirus solution to have this capability and continues to lead the industry in raising the bar for security. Putting Windows Defender Antivirus in a

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Out of sight but not invisible: Defeating fileless malware with behavior monitoring, AMSI, and next-gen AV

Credit to Author: Windows Defender Research| Date: Thu, 27 Sep 2018 16:00:24 +0000

Removing the need for files is the next progression of attacker techniques. While fileless techniques used to be employed almost exclusively in sophisticated cyberattacks, they are now becoming widespread in common malware, too.

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How Do I Make My Windows 10 Computer Run Faster? (Part 2)

Credit to Author: Trend Micro| Date: Mon, 20 Aug 2018 16:00:21 +0000

Nobody wants to endure the frustration of a poorly performing laptop or desktop. People just want their machines to work as intended, whenever they switch on or log-in. So whether your home PC is used for shopping, social media, storing important family photos and documents, remote working, or all of the above, our handy two-part…

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How Do I Make My Windows 10 Computer Run Faster? (Part 1)

Credit to Author: Trend Micro| Date: Mon, 13 Aug 2018 14:40:16 +0000

We’ve all been there. You get your shiny home PC or laptop back from the store and unboxed and everything is perfect. It runs like a dream: starting up quickly, speeding you through internet searches and web browsing, and applications open in the blink of an eye. But then over the following months, gradually things…

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Protecting the modern workplace from a wide range of undesirable software

Credit to Author: Windows Defender Research| Date: Tue, 07 Aug 2018 16:00:26 +0000

Security is a fundamental component of the trusted and productive Windows experience that we deliver to customers through modern platforms like Windows 10 and Windows 10 in S mode. As we build intelligent security technologies that protect the modern workplace, we aim to always ensure that customers have control over their devices and experiences. To

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Attack inception: Compromised supply chain within a supply chain poses new risks

Credit to Author: Windows Defender ATP| Date: Thu, 26 Jul 2018 13:00:13 +0000

A new software supply chain attack unearthed by Windows Defender Advanced Threat Protection (Windows Defender ATP) emerged as an unusual multi-tier case. Unknown attackers compromised the shared infrastructure in place between the vendor of a PDF editor application and one of its software vendor partners, making the apps legitimate installer the unsuspecting carrier of a

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March-April 2018 test results: More insights into industry AV tests

Credit to Author: Windows Defender ATP| Date: Fri, 20 Jul 2018 19:30:38 +0000

In a previous post, in the spirit of our commitment to delivering industry-leading protection, customer choice, and transparency on the quality of our solutions, we shared insights and context into the results of AV-TESTs January-February 2018 test cycle. We released a transparency report to help our customers and the broader security community to stay informed

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