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Windows 10 preview toughens up security with stronger vetting of antivirus apps

8 monthes ago   |   By TechRadar

Microsoft has unleashed another Windows 10 preview build, with only relatively minor changes, but nonetheless there's an interesting move on the security front. Build 17672 (for Redstone 5 , the update due later this year) has been made available to those testers in the ‘skip ahead' program and fast ring, and it contains a major change when it comes to how Windows 10 deals with third-party antivirus software (from the likes of Bitdefender or Kaspersky, to cite a couple of big-name examples). Going forward, the Windows Security Center will require any antivirus app to run as a protected...
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