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Windows Security: The dashboard for device protections
Windows Security provides a dashboard into your device's security protections.
Staying safe from call scams
Windows Defender engineer Erik Wahlstrom shows you some ways to spot and avoid technical support call scams, and what to do if you get a scam call.
Staying safe from email & chat scams
Windows Defender engineer Erik Wahlstrom explains email and web chat scams - how to spot them, what to do if you see one, and how to protect your 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.
Device security: Protection for your most central systems
Device security helps you monitor protection of your device's core software and hardware. If you are using the Windows 10 May 2020 Update, please check this video: https://community.windows.com/en-us/videos/device-security-security-that-comes-built-into-your-device/fadv4TuMOnc
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.
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
Configure your camera privacy settings in Windows 10
Windows 10 lets you stay in the driver's seat when it comes to the use of your PC camera. Learn about the settings you'll need to keep it that way.
Virus & threat protection: Keep Defender antivirus at full strength
Check on your Windows Defender antivirus protection, and keep it strong.
Firewall & network protections: Keep unwanted online traffic out
Check up on your Windows Defender Firewall protection.
Microsoft 365 Defender. Microsoft Defender for Endpoint is a unified platform for preventative protection, post-breach detection, automated investigation, and response. Defender for Endpoint protects endpoints from cyber threats, detects advanced attacks and data breaches, automates security incidents, and improves security posture.
By protecting against unsafe attachments and expanding protection against malicious links, it complements the security features of Exchange Online Protection to provide better zero-day protection. What to do if you've been a victim of a phishing scam. If you feel you've been a victim of a phishing attack:
Windows Internet Security Protection- is this a scam? Windows reported I had multiple viruses and had to get internet security protection immediately. I had an antivirus protection system on my computer and ran a scan that said I was protected a virus free, but the windows program shield kept popping up and identifying multiple viruses and ...
Take action: Reduce email phishing attacks with MFA. Enabling multi-factor authentication (MFA) can be one of the quickest and most impactful ways to protect user identities, and an effective means to reduce the threat and potential impact of BEC. MFA has been available for all Microsoft Office 365 users since 2014, yet many small- to mid-sized ...
Microsoft Account Security. 1-800-962-6221. It came from the follwing email address Microsoft Windows Account <*** Email address is removed for privacy ***> I was able to log into my microsoft account without any problems, however the one thing. that caught my eye is that all of a sudden my birthdate was changed in my profile.