There are many different products for Windows 10 on the market. The German AV-Test laboratory once again wondered which antivirus copes best with protecting Windows 10 devices and tested 22 comprehensive antivirus solutions for Windows 10. As a result, 16 antiviruses received the TOP PRODUCT “.
This time rating was full of surprises.
In July-August 2020, the AV-Test laboratory tested 22 security programs for [...]
We reported some time ago how Microsoft, for unclear reasons, covertly added the ability to download files using Microsoft Defender.
Following this, the cybersecurity research community expressed concern that Microsoft now allows Windows 10 antivirus to be used as LOLBINs (legitimate OS files that can be used for malicious purposes).
“With this new feature, Microsoft Defender is now part of the long list of Windows programs that can be abused by local attackers”, – wrote BleepingComputer [...]
The Microsoft Defender Command Line Tool update now includes a new command line argument -DownloadFile. The directive allows a local user to use the Microsoft Antimalware Service Command Line Utility (MpCmdRun.exe) to download a file from a remote location using a dedicated command.
“Well, you can download a file from the internet using Windows Defender itself. In this example, I was able to download Cobalt Strike beacon [...]
“Those wondering when the Microsoft love-in with Citrix might end will be relieved to learn that Microsoft Defender decided yesterday that Citrix Broker and High Availability Services bore all the hallmarks of a trojn”, [...]