Microsoft has admitted that its Security Essentials software does not provide protection against high level threats and users should install anti-virus products for better protection of their systems.
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Microsoft Security Essentials has once again performed poorly in an antivirus test, scoring significantly lower than competitors in Dennis Technology Labs testing for Q4 2012
Microsoft's free antivirus suite for Windows 7, Microsoft Security Essentials, has once again failed AV-Test's rigorous antivirus test for December 2012, scoring well below other free AV products
For everyone that accepted the invitation to the Microsoft Security Essentials beta program, your download is now ready, with new improvements to the protection engine and UI
Microsoft has just sent out invites via Microsoft Connect inviting people to join a new Microsoft Security Essentials beta program. This is possibly for version 3 of the free antivirus program
Microsoft's Security Essentials has been identifying Google Chrome as a virus, and deleting it from computers.
According to the latest reports, Microsoft Security Essentials is the most popular anti-virus application worldwide. Microsoft’s solution, which is free to all genuine Windows users, has taken the top spot in the second quarter of...
Microsoft's free antivirus solution for all Windows users may be good in terms of usability - in particular, its impact on system performance - but when it comes to actual malware protection, it came almost...