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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
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
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.
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.
In this article. 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.
It blocks known support scam sites using Windows Defender SmartScreen. Furthermore, Microsoft Edge can stop pop-up dialog loops used by these attackers. Turn on Windows Security real-time antivirus protection in Windows 10. It detects and removes known support scam malware.
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:
Yes TKendzior, this is a scam. Please do not provide personal and/or payment information to them. Windows Security is a built-in feature from Windows 10 and this advanced protection that they're talking about doesn't even exist.