Articles tagged: windows defender

Do I Need More Than One Anti-malware Tool?

It’s tempting to think more is better when it comes to security software. In reality, too many can cause trouble.

Tip of the Day: Run Anyway (Carefully)

What’s the Difference Between Windows Defender, Windows Security, and Microsoft Security Essentials?

Windows Security is Windows Defender is Microsoft Security Essentials, by any other name. Windows Defender has also had different meanings over the years.

Do I Need to Stop Using Microsoft Security Essentials?

Recently statements were made by a Microsoft spokesperson that some interpreted as implying that Microsoft was giving up on Microsoft Security Essentials. I went to the source and asked for clarification.