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App & browser control: Stop security risks before they happen
Set protections against online attacks in App & browser control. If you are using Windows 10 May 2020 Update, please check this video: https://community.windows.com/en-us/videos/app-browser-control-add-protection-and-online-security/4kyb3u8AVpg
App & browser control: Add protection and online security
Use the updated App & browser control settings in the Windows 10 May 2020 Update to configure your Windows Defender SmartScreen. It checks websites and downloads for anything potentially dangerous, such as phishing, malware, viruses, or other online threats. If you are using previous versions of Windows 10, please check this video: https://community.windows.com/en-us/videos/app-browser-control-stop-security-risks-before-they-happen/YFoZOOmn27g
Cleaner, faster, safer – Keeping potentially unwanted apps at bay
Potentially unwanted applications (PUA) are a category of software that can cause your device to run slowly, display unexpected ads, or at worst, install other software which may be more harmful or annoying. In the Windows 10 May 2020 update, Potentially Unwanted App blocking is available to everyone running Windows 10!
Staying safe from web browser scams
Windows Defender engineer Erik Wahlstrom has seen web browser scams. Here, Erik shows how to spot a scam and how to best use Windows and Microsoft Edge for online safety.
Control your data through Windows 10 privacy settings
Privacy Officer Marisa Rogers talks about Windows 10 privacy that make you in control of your privacy settings for safe and secure Windows experiences.
Modified Criteria - Stop detecting Torrents as PUA for non-enterprise users
Learn about changes to the way Microsoft Defender will be dealing with torrent software for consumer customers.
Constant changing of my choice of web browser.
Why do I not have control of my web browser? Every time I reset to Chrome some 'other powers' decide to change it back to Edge. I feel that MY choice is taken away from me.
How do I easily uninstall duckduckgo browser
I recently install duckduckgo browser and I want to uninstall but can not find the program.
Introducing the new Microsoft Family Safety: the story behind the app
Microsoft Family Safety is a new app on iOS and Android that helps you protect your family across the digital and real worlds, to give you peace of mind. It helps families find screen time balance, develop healthy digital habits, explore safely online, and locate their loved ones. Learn more about the app and Microsoft family safety features at https://aka.ms/microsoftfamilysafety.
Take control of your security with Windows Defender Security Center
Windows Defender Security Center puts you in control of your security protections, and recommends actions to improve device health and security.
App & browser control in Windows Security provides the settings for Microsoft Defender SmartScreen, which helps protect your device from potentially dangerous apps, files, websites, and downloads. The settings on the App & browser control page let you: Block unrecognized apps, files, malicious sites, downloads, and web content.
The App and browser control section contains information and settings for Windows Defender SmartScreen. IT administrators and IT pros can get configuration guidance from the Windows Defender SmartScreen documentation library. In Windows 10, version 1709 and later, the section also provides configuration options for Exploit protection.
The App & browser control in Windows Security provides the settings for Windows Defender SmartScreen, which helps protect your device from potentially dangerous apps, files, websites, and downloads. I understand how difficult it is, when the app doesn't work in the way it should.
App & Browser control In Windows Defender Security Centre home page, my App + browser control box is ticked green with no action required, but when I go into it, the 'check apps and files' options are all greyed out, and there is a red message saying 'This setting is managed by your administrator'.