Fight David with Goliath temporarily suspended, Microsoft shall be free from all pressures antivirus companies

In his interview with Reuters Yevgeny Kaspersky, founder of the most recognizable companies in the world in the sector cybersecurity said he temporarily gives up of antitrust complaints to the international institution of Justice on Microsoft that its aggressive policy update forced users to use Windows Defender and but on the occasion of the odinstalowywała other antivirus software that was not compatible with Windows 10.

Recall that in November 2016 year on its official blog Yevgeny Kaspersky has accused Microsoft of abusing its dominant position as the leading provider of operating systems, and use your own product (Windows Defender) as the preferred solution for the latest Windows 10. Kaspersky Lab ceo wrote that because of the automatic removal of third-party antivirus software during the upgrade to Windows 10, users are exposed to a number of dangers. Microsoft's behavior as unacceptable. Also pointed out that Microsoft does not care much about other suppliers of protective solutions without giving them enough time to adapt the product under the requirements of the Windows operating system 10, so that he could win over many customers without their express consent.

So it looks like that axe between the antivirus industry (not just Kaspersky Lab assert claim to this piece of the pie which is the Windows 10) and the Russian company temporarily will be buried. It is not known, however, for how long.

Yevgeny Kaspersky, in such a way as he explained his decision:

"They are listening to us and they made a few changes. It's an ongoing process. Of course if Microsoft agrees to all our requests we will not file it. "

Chrome drains battery of your laptop. Really? Source: eugene.kaspersky.com

the incompatible software ... source: eugene.kaspersky.com


before installing Windows 10 update antivirus, or it will be removed from your computer without your explicit consent.  

Windows Defender AVLab practice tests

During the upgrade to Windows 10, Microsoft automatically and without any warnings off "incompatible" application security replacing it with your own-Defender, whose effectiveness today leaves much to be desired.

The tests that we perform every few months represent the real techniques and tools used by authors of malicious software and hackers.

The worst result for Windows Defender. Practical detection of malware by antivirus Microsoft is far behind the competition. Test of free anti-virus scanners by AVLab.  

Windows Defender once again at the very end in threat detection ransomware. Read: "great test software for the home and for companies to protect crypto-ransomware" of our authorship.


Yet not published test protection against attacks using the vulnerabilities in the software. Windows Defender again at the end. A detailed test report will be published in May.

An effective file protection against malware, and protect the entire work environment before the automatic attacks drive-by download is a substantial argument, which is a response to universal access to cyberprzestępczych services and software in the form of a subscription. By analyzing the results achieved by Windows Defender in tests AVLab we cannot in good conscience recommend Windows Defender anti-virus as an effective guardian and defender against viruses and Internet attacks.

If your budget does not allow you to purchase comprehensive safety packages competing companies, anti-virus, Windows Defender must be replaced with something much better and also free: SecureAPlus, Comodo Cloud Antivirus or Comodo Internet Security.

Among the other antivirus applications, such as: Avast Free Antivirus, AVG Free Antivirus, Sophos HOME, Avira Free Antivirus, FortiClient Free, we indicate the best ones. It's just software companies: SecureAge Technology (Singapore), SpyShelter (Polish DatPol) or Comodo (the headquarters of the UNITED STATES, previously Turkey) we would select to protect your computers. When the home budget permits, we encourage you to view our other recommended by AVLab security programs.

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