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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.
Windows Security: The dashboard for device protections
Windows Security provides a dashboard into your device's security protections.
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.
Device security: Protection for your most central systems
Device security helps you monitor protection of your device's core software and hardware.
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.
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.
Virus & threat protection: Keep Defender antivirus at full strength
Check on your Windows Defender antivirus protection, and keep it strong.
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.
Firewall & network protections: Keep unwanted online traffic out
Check up on your Windows Defender Firewall protection.
Keep your Windows computer healthy with periodic checkups
Got a new device and want it to last? Follow these steps to keep your device in shape.
Protect your privacy on the internet; Security in Office. ... Protect yourself from tech support scams. ... Windows 10 makes it easy to stay secure by providing built-in antivirus protection with Windows Defender Security Center. Learn more. Get more support. Microsoft Community. Post questions, follow discussions, and share your knowledge in ...
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 ...
You can customize how your device is protected with these Windows Security features. To access them, select Start > Settings > Update & Security > Windows Security. Then select the feature you want to explore. Open Windows Security settings. Virus & threat protection. Monitor threats to your device, run scans, and get updates to help detect the ...
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It blocks known support scam sites using Windows Defender SmartScreen (which is also used by Internet Explorer). Furthermore, Microsoft Edge can stop pop-up dialog loops used by these sites. Turn on Windows Security real-time antivirus protection in Windows 10. It detects and removes known support scam malware.