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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.
Protect yourself from online scams and attacks. In this article we're going to talk about some of the most common cyberattacks and scams that we see, and give you a few things you can do to protect yourself. Gone phishing
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:
In this article. Applies to: Microsoft Defender for Endpoint; 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.
Security, privacy, and accounts; Search Community member; BH. ... Microsoft account security - Scam? Hi all, I received this email today from what looks like Microsoft. I've browsed a couple of forums and it appears there are differing opinions as to whether this is a scam or not. I didn't click on the link (the email tells me to do this in ...
So I spent an hour on the phone with this scammers. BEWARE!! Do NOT give them financial access!! DATE :- 14/10/2020. DEAR CUSTOMER, We thank you on the compilation of your 2.5 year Windows Defender protection plan.We have charged you $254.99 for the 3.1 years of subscription from your