Microsoft Defender has been performing exceptionally in the recent past, with a slight hiccup in the previous results. However, AV-TEST has found in the latest rankings that it is back to its best.
Windows 11 in Release Preview adds urgent notifications bypass and more
windows 11 insider preview
Windows 11 released to Dev Channel and ISO comes with File Explorer tabs
windows 11 promo
Av ranking RSS
Anti-virus assessment firm AV-TEST recently released its advanced threat protection test against ransomware. In this assessment report, Microsoft's Defender has performed exceptionally well.
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.
Unlike in the previous few AV-TEST rankings, Windows Defender for home users has faltered this time as it has failed to score the full marks in the firm's assessment report for April 2022.
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.
Just like in the previous two AV-TEST rankings, Windows Defender for home users continues its impressive run where it has scored the full marks in the firm's assessment report for February 2022.
Windows Defender, now called Microsoft Defender performed great in AV-TEST's assessment in the second half of 2021. Despite that, the product has failed to win any awards in the home user category.
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.
In the latest December 2021 AV-TEST anti-virus ranking for home users, Microsoft Windows Defender has outscored some of its rival anti-malware products, showing relative improvement since last time.
German security research institute AV-TEST has released its October 2021 Windows 10 report for anti-virus assessment. Among the programs tested here, Microsoft's Windows Defender has done very well.