Tag Archives: Microsoft Security Essentials
[German]Does Windows Defender in Windows (and Microsoft Security Essentials, MSE) cause user profiles to break and the user to log on with a temporary profile? Here is a short snippet of information on the subject.
[German]Microsoft’s Malware Protection Engine has a critical vulnerability (CVE-2018-0986). All supported Windows versions are affected. Microsoft has released a security update for the affected products.
Something funny for the weekend: Probably an’Easter egg’, which Microsoft dropped into my nest. A few days ago I suddenly got a nice (false) alarm from the Microsoft Security Essentials (MSE). They don’t trust their own stuff anymore, although the … Continue reading
Critical vulnerabilities in Microsoft’s Malware Protection Engine (CVE-2017-11937 and CVE-2017-11940)
[German]Microsoft’s Malware Protection Engine has a critical memory corruption vulnerability that allows remote code execution. Microsoft released a security advisory on December 6, 2017 and says corresponding security updates are available. Here are what I found out till now. [Update: … Continue reading
[German]It seems that Microsoft Security Essentials is causing a curious issue: Suddenly Windows Update shows double definition update entries, and the update history shows many install errors for some definition updates. The definition update will be installed multiple times.
Microsoft has released this night an important update for Microsoft Security Essentials. This changes MSE to version 184.108.40.206. Details, what’s new or changed, are not available. The links offered in Update window points to Windows 10 advertorials. And KB article … Continue reading