Microsoft Testing Daily Malware Definition Updates


Those who use Microsoft's anti-malware solution, Windows Defender, will probably notice that during the next two weeks Microsoft will test its malware signature update pipeline by publishing updates daily instead of bi weekly. The daily updates will begin August 1 and run through August 15, Monday through Friday. After the testing period the company will revert to bi weekly updates.

Adam Overton, Group Program Manager at Microsoft, said that "[with the] new process [we] will be able to release updates on a more flexible schedule at any day including weekends and holidays for emergency situations. Microsoft Testing Daily Malware Definition Updates

Linked by shanmuga Wednesday, 2nd August 2006 1:09AM