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AV-Test has once again tested a range of popular antivirus products and Microsoft Security Essentials has once again failed the test. The German-based antivirus testing company released the results of its antivirus test pitting 28 popular programs against one another. Some of the software was free, while other software was paid. The software was tested using 153 pieces of zero-day malware (iRead More
In April, 2014, Windows XP as we know it will be forever changed. Microsoft is officially removing support for Windows XP in April 2014, at which point the operating system will begin being attacked by hackers and malicious forces from all over the world. April 8, 2014, is the date on which support officially ends. It’s also the date that can accurately be called D-Day for Windows XP. TheRead More
Microsoft Security Essentials is the basic line of defense between Windows users and the dangers of the internet. Unfortunately, Microsoft Security Essentials, or MSE, routinely fails in independent tests and leaves its users exposed to phishing scams, malware, and other serious threats. For all of these reasons, Microsoft Security Essentials has steadily developed a bad reputation since its reRead More
Microsoft has invested a lot into its development of Windows 8. One of the most important parts of that operating system is Microsoft Security Essentials, which provides users with a basic first line of defense against viruses, malware, and other threats. Well, at least that’s what Microsoft wants you to think. According to recent testing, Microsoft Security Essentials might not provide a gooRead More