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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!
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.
Block potentially unwanted apps with Microsoft Edge
You can block adware and other potentially unwanted apps with the new version of Microsoft Edge. Go to settings--> Privacy and services. The scroll down to Services and then toggle "Block potentially unwanted apps." https://www.pcworld.com/article/3529675/microsoft-begins-blocking-unwanted-applications-like-adware-and-cryptominers-using-edge.html
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
Firewall & network protections: Keep unwanted online traffic out
Check up on your Windows Defender Firewall protection.
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
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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.
Staying safe on public Wi-Fi
Public Wi-Fi networks pose security risks that are avoidable with these safety tips.
If I use only Windows Defender , is there any necessity to install any other Antivirus Soft Ware ?
Potentially unwanted applications (PUA) are a category of software that can cause your machine to run slowly, display unexpected ads, or at worst, install other software which may be more harmful or annoying. Windows Security has reputation-based protection that can help protect your PC from potentially unwanted applications.
Potentially unwanted applications (PUA) are not considered viruses, malware, or other types of threats, but they might perform actions on endpoints which adversely affect endpoint performance or use. PUA can also refer to an application that has a poor reputation, as assessed by Microsoft Defender for Endpoint, due to certain kinds of undesirable behavior.
Potentially unwanted applications aren't considered to be viruses or malware, but these apps might perform actions on endpoints that adversely affect endpoint performance or use. For example, Evasion software actively tries to evade detection by security products. This kind of software can increase the risk of your network being infected with actual malware.
Potentially unwanted application (PUA) Microsoft aims to provide a delightful and productive Windows experience by working to ensure you're safe and in control of your devices. Microsoft helps protect you from potential threats by identifying and analyzing software and online content.