The scanner is not a replacement for antivirus software. It contains the latest anti-malware definitions, but it works with your antivirus software. The Microsoft Security scanner expires after 10 days, but you can download the newest version again for free. Antivirus software like Microsoft Security Essentials is also free, but provides real-time scanning and does not expire after 10 days.
Battling the ZBot Threat
The Security Intelligence Report team at Microsoft released a new special edition report called “Battling … Read more »
Computer security tales of woe: What’s yours?
I recently received two email messages from people who had been the victims of cybercrime. … Read more »
Cybersecurity: Building Safer Computing Experiences in a Connected Society
The Internet now reaches a global population of more than two billion people, and the … Read more »