Since its launch in 2006, Windows Defender, Microsoft’s default antivirus has become one of the most popular choices for all users of Windows operating systems.
Now, the company has revealed that its software will also be compatible with Android devices and macOS computers.
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Among the features that Microsoft Defender will have available, it highlights the file scanning with advanced functions and the “Web Protection” function to analyze websites and evaluate security.
It is worth mentioning that Android already has some compatible Microsoft applications, such as Bing, Edge, the Office suite and Teams.
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This software is one of the best antivirus out there today. In fact, it was named one of the best antivirus products in October 2021, according to tests carried out by the independent organization AV-TEST, which is in charge of comparing and evaluating the different Android and Windows antiviruses.
AV-TEST claims that Microsoft Defender scored highly in all of its tests, especially for security, performance, and user experience.
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In the preview of the Microsoft Store is the description “Security, simplified. Microsoft Defender is your personal defense against digital threats. Protect your devices on all operating systems, including Windows, Apple and Android.”