Friday, 27 April 2012

The Improved Microsoft Security Essential Is Ready For You

Microsoft Security Essential v.4 was released last Tuesday, and it comes with a better detection adequacy, automatic remediation functionality and a streamlined interface system.
Malware reporting is additionally receiving a facelift with the addition of Microsoft Active Protection Service. Before this,it is known as SpyNet, this service can automatically send a message to Microsoft on the nature of malware the moment it's discovered on our system.

According to software analysis firm OPSWAT, Microsoft's Security Essentials came in at second for North American antivirus market share with fourteen.ninety two p.c -- less than two points below the prime-used antivirus software from Symantec. This last quarter saw Security Essentials overtake AVG for that second slot.

However, for successful detection rates, antivirus software testing company AV-Comparatives ranked Microsoft last out of fifteen antivirus manufacturers for total detection rate. According to the company, Microsoft's Security Essentials only detected ninety percent of viruses. The leader was G DATA, which detected ninety p.c of all incidents.

The release version of Microsoft Security Essentials can be automatically updated for those who participated in the beta check. For everybody else, it can be downloaded here.


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