Microsoft is bringing its Defender antivirus software to the Mac

Discussion in 'other anti-virus software' started by mood, Mar 21, 2019.

  1. mood

    mood Updates Team

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    Microsoft is bringing its Defender antivirus software to the Mac
    Public preview available for businesses today
    March 21, 2019
    https://www.theverge.com/2019/3/21/18275443/microsoft-defender-atp-mac-support
     
  2. xxJackxx

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    Because every Mac user out there was waiting for a Microsoft solution... :argh:
     
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    It may be convenient solution for mixed environments where both Windows and macOS systems are used. Think of Gnu/Linux ClamAV scanner to block Windows malware from email attachements or pendrives.
     
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    I can see that point in a work environment but most Mac folks bought one because they didn't want to run Microsoft products. Therefore the idea of Defender or Edge on Mac OS doesn't seem like something that would be successful.
     
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