Microsoft Defender, among several other popular AV products, can hog your system under certain situations, though they, including Defender, do a good job as a malware hunter, most of the time.
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Microsoft Defender is found to be one of the worst performers in AV-Comparatives test suite which measured performance impact by anti-malware apps. AV-TEST also found similar results.
Microsoft Defender did really well in a Windows web malware test last time. This time around though, its performance was not the best. Other solutions like Kaspersky performed even worse.
AV-Comparatives recently released its Real-World Protection test for web threats where Microsoft Defender did quite well. In the following Malware Protection test too, Defender has shown improvement.
Microsoft Defender recently did quite poorly in AV-TEST's performance impact test. However, the product was one of the best in AV-Comparatives' web protection test alongside the likes of Kaspersky.
After very poor showings in terms of system performance impact in AV-TEST's and AV-Comparatives' reports, Microsoft Defender does really well in the latter's malware protection ranking.
AV-Comparatives recently released its Performance test for the month of October 2022. In the evaluation, Microsoft Defender was found to be the worst offender with the highest performance impact.
AV-Comparatives has released its latest September 2022 antivirus assessment, which shows that Microsoft Defender has once again done poorly in false positive detection despite improving overall.
Microsoft's Defender did really well in a recent LSASS credential dumping test by AV-Comparatives. The Redmond company is somewhat delighted with the results and shared some more details about it.
AV-Comparatives has released its latest July-August 2022 anti-virus program assessment report which shows Microsoft Defender has been worse off this time compared to the previous tests.
Microsoft Defender for Endpoint has done quite well in a new LSASS credentials dumping protection test recently conducted by AV-Comparatives. In the test, Defender has scored the full marks.
Microsoft Defender continues its relatively poor run in the AV-Comparatives anti-malware protection assessment per the latest May rankings. There was one category though where it did really well.
In the latest performance impact test from AV-Comparatives, Microsoft's Defender has been one of worst performers of all, barely coming in second-last among 17 anti-malware products.
AV-Comparatives has released its latest March 2022 anti-virus program assessment report which shows that Microsoft Defender has really poor offline detection rate. Aside from that, it has done well.
Microsoft Defender scored highly in some of the latest AV-TEST rankings, the latest one being from December. However, it hasn't quite done as well in AV-Comparatives' testing though.