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.
December security updates available now
Microsoft releases security updates on the second Tuesday of every month. Today Microsoft released of … Read more »
Mac OS X Security Myth #1: Mac OS X Has Few Security Bugs
Inspired by the MacWorld Expo and Apple’s security marketing claims (not to mention that … Read more »
RSA Week: CSA Recognizes Microsoft’s Security Leadership
Today at RSA I’m attending the Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) summit where Scott Charney, corporate … Read more »