AV-TEST recently released its report comparing various antivirus solutions for home users on Windows 10. The firm found that Microsoft Defender, among others, can be system hogs sometimes.
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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.
In AV-TEST's new anti-malware ranking, the first of 2023, Microsoft has performed the worst among all in one of the three categories. The firm has found that Defender hogs the system pretty badly.
After a poor showing in the last AV-TEST results, Microsoft Defender has once again managed to fare much better. Curiously, this coincides with the test bed moving back to Windows 10 from 11.
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-TEST, which tests and ranks antivirus solutions, has conducted its first Windows 11-based security test. However, Defender, despite all of Microsoft's touting, has managed to come in last place.
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.
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.
AV-TEST recently released its advanced threat protection test against ransomware for the month of April. In this assessment report, Microsoft's Defender has performed even better than last time.
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.
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.