Jump to content

Microsoft Security Essentials to get engine upgrade this week


NewsBot
 Share

Recommended Posts

The update to the anti-malware engine will be starting with Microsoft Security Essentials and will also update security solutions such as: Forefront Client Security, Forefront Endpoint Protection, and Windows Intune Endpoint Protection.

The new engine version will be in the range of 1.1.700X.0. Aside from the change in the version number no other actual information has been revealed about what changes are being made. However, with the engine receiving an upgrade it is believed that the detection will improve. If this is anything like the last engine upgrade then it may be a little late.

Considering the recent studies have shown that the Microsoft Security Essentials is the most used security solution worldwide, many users will benefit from the engine upgrade. Those studies have shown estimates that over 10.6% of users are running Microsoft Security Essentials. More people are using Microsoft Security Essentials than other free and pay anti-virus solutions. While this may be surprising to some, I definitely must say, "Well done, Microsoft."

View the full article

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Two days late this month (but not as late as March).

Last engine update was on 18-May-2011

The one before that was on 18-April-2011.

The one before that was on 23-March-2011.

There's even an "enginenotifications" blog at Microsoft's technet.

.

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.

 Share

  • Recently Browsing   0 members

    No registered users viewing this page.

×
×
  • Create New...