Microsoft is bringing its antivirus software to iOS and Android

Discussion in 'mobile device security' started by mood, Feb 20, 2020.

  1. mood

    mood Updates Team

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    Microsoft is bringing its antivirus software to iOS and Android
    New Defender mobile apps will be available later this year
    February 20, 2020

    https://www.theverge.com/2020/2/20/...droid-apps-software-defender-security-malware
    Engadget: Microsoft’s Defender security software is coming to iOS and Android
    Microsoft: Delivering on the promise of security AI to help defenders protect today’s hybrid environments
     
  2. ProTruckDriver

    ProTruckDriver Registered Member

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    No Thanks. I've had enough problems with Microsoft Office on my iMac.
     
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    EASTER Registered Member

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    No thanks as well.

    The last thing my hi-powered Android needs is a bloodsucker Microsoft made program in it to call home.
     
  4. mood

    mood Updates Team

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    Microsoft releases first public preview of its Defender antivirus on Android
    June 23, 2020
    https://www.zdnet.com/article/micro...preview-of-its-defender-antivirus-on-android/
    Microsoft: Announcing Microsoft Defender ATP for Android
     
  5. mood

    mood Updates Team

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    Microsoft Defender for Android arrives on the Play Store
    You have to be a company with a Microsoft 365 ES license to use it
    August 29, 2020

    https://www.androidpolice.com/2020/08/29/microsoft-defender-for-android-arrives-on-the-play-store/
    Google Play Store: Microsoft Defender ATP Preview

    Microsoft Defender Advanced Threat Protection for Android
     
  6. mood

    mood Updates Team

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    Microsoft brings Defender for Endpoint, already on Android, to iOS
    December 11, 2020
    https://www.onmsft.com/news/microsoft-brings-defender-for-endpoint-already-on-android-to-ios
    Microsoft: Microsoft Defender for Endpoint on iOS is generally available
     
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