Microsoft Is Making Anti-Virus Software For Macs

Microsoft Launches Windows Defender for Mac

Look outside. Are pigs flying?

The name change makes plenty of sense considering Defender is going cross-platform, and we can't imagine many Mac users being too keen on using something called Windows Defender.

As The Verge reports, the business-focused version of Windows Defender (known as Windows Defender Advanced Threat Protection (ATP)), is being rolled out to macOS users.

The Windows maker said it "strongly recommends that you move to Windows 10 sometime before January 2020 to avoid a situation where you need service or support that is no longer available".

Users will also be able to configure advanced settings such as disabling or enabling real-time protection, cloud-delivered protection, and automatic sample submission.

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It's unclear if the plea deal will be accepted by Kraft or any of the other 24 men who were arrested, the Palm Beach Post noted . In the wake of the bust hitting the news, a spokesperson "categorically denied" any wrongdoing on the part of Kraft.

"While you could continue to use your PC running Windows 7, without continued software and security updates, it will be at greater risk for viruses and malware".

According to a different official blog post, Microsoft has roped in the support of antivirus and network-protection firms Bitdefender, Lookout, SentinelOne and Ziften to add some sort of unspecified protection to Android and iOS devices as well.

Microsoft says that a public preview of TVW will arrive next month and that additional functionality and support will be announced later down the road.

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Windows 7 is a 10-year-old operating system and, just as any other operating system, it's flawed and vulnerable to exploits. Prior to joining Laptop Mag - where he's the self-described Rare Oreo Expert - he reviewed software and hardware for TechRadar Pro, and interviewed artists for Patek Philippe International Magazine.

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