Microsoft Defender Antivirus

Security software (Apps) for Antivirus: Microsoft Defender Antivirus is a significant protection for your Windows. This protection combines machine learning, big-data analysis, in-depth threat resistance research, and the Microsoft cloud infrastructure to protect devices.

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 Microsoft Defender Antivirus
1 Basic Information
Microsoft Corporation Producer
Microsoft Corporation is an American multinational technology corporation. Microsoft's best-known software products are the Windows line of operating systems, the Microsoft 365 suite of productivity applications, and the Edge web browser.
Key Targets: Antivirus
Vendor Page: Download or Buy  
Device List: Windows
2 Price Plans
Plan NameMoneyDurationOthers
Built-in WindowsFree
3 Main Features Toggle Explanation
FeatureBuilt-in WindowsDevice
Security technology powered by artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning, monitors online threats across the globe to help protect your devices against viruses, malware, spyware, and ransomware.
Safe webWindows
Stay protected from suspicious websites and links while you shop and search.
Safe familyWindows
Make the digital world a safer place for your kids by monitoring daily activity, restricting device and time, and blocking inappropriate content.
Firewall to internetWindows
It monitors the network traffic sent and received on your computer when you're connected to the internet and helps block suspicious traffic. This helps protect your personal files and data on your device from malicious attacks and intrusive eyes.
Account protectionWindows
Access sign-in options and account settings, including Windows Hello and dynamic lock.
Device securityWindows
Review built-in security options to help protect your device from attacks by malicious software.
Device performanceWindows
View status info about device performance health, and keep your device clean and up to date with the latest version of Windows.
4 Highlights Toggle Highlights
5 Tests
Test on Windows, 2023 by AV-Test
Test ItemIndustry AverageTest Result
Protection & Performance
Protection against 0-day malware attacks, inclusive of web and e-mail threats99.3%99.4%
Detection of widespread and prevalent malware discovered in the last 4 weeks100%100%
Slowing-down when launching popular websites28%17%
Slower download of frequently-used applications1%0%
Slower launch of standard software applications7%5%
Slower installation of frequently-used applications14%18%
Slower copying of files, locally and in a network2%1%
False warnings or blockages when visiting websites00
False detections of legitimate software as malware during a system scan00
False warnings concerning certain actions carried out whilst installing and using legitimate software01
False blockages of certain actions carried out whilst installing and using legitimate software10