Windows Defender Beta 2 Wipes Malware in Real Time


Microsoft's Windows Defender anti-spyware application has hit the Beta 2 milestone with a major user interface facelift and complete integration with Windows Vista.

The revamped Windows Defender Beta 2, which has been expanded to scan for rootkits, keystroke loggers and other forms of malware, has shed the old Giant AntiSpyware look and feel in favor of a cleaner UI and a brand-new scanning engine that promises better performance.

During a keynote presentation at the RSA Conference 2006 here, Microsoft provided a brief demo of Windows Defender and showed how Web-borne malware attacks can be quarantined—and blocked—in real time. Windows Defender Beta 2 Wipes Malware in Real Time

Linked by shanmuga Wednesday, 15th February 2006 5:59AM