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Windows 10 antivirus is not a security threat, Microsoft says

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Windows Defender new feature raised concerns over possible security threat.
Microsoft has denied claims that its home-built Windows 10 antivirus could be putting users at risk from online attack. Doubts had been raised over the security of Windows Defender after Microsoft announced a new feature for the platform that would allow it to download files via the command line. Some security experts had warned that doing so could mean Windows Defender becomes a vessel through which users might unknowingly download malicious files from the web. However Microsoft has now hit back at the claims, with a company spokesperson telling Forbes that, “Despite these reports, Microsoft Defender antivirus and Microsoft Defender ATP will still protect customers from malware.

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