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#AVGater vulnerability does not affect Windows Defender Antivirus, MSE, or SCEP

On November 10, 2017, a vulnerability called #AVGater was discovered affecting some antivirus products. The vulnerability requires a non-administrator-level account to perform a restore of a quarantined file. Windows Defender Antivirus and other Microsoft antimalware products, including System Center Endpoint Protection (SCEP) and Microsoft Security Essentials (MSE), are not affected by this vulnerability. This vulnerability...

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Get security updates for September

Microsoft releases security updates on the second Tuesday of every month.  The bulletin announces the release of 2 security updates: 1 update for Visual Studio 1 update for System Center  Get the updates. Watch a video about the updates. To get more information about security updates and other privacy and security issues delivered to your...

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