One of the significant assault techniques of most malware is their capacity to alter or kill antivirus. Microsoft has now entered up to address this issue. As reported, Microsoft is now presenting Tamper Protection for Windows Defender.
Tamper Protection Launched By Microsoft
As indicated by an ongoing declaration, Microsoft will now offer the Tamper Protection feature with its Windows Defender antivirus. This security feature will prevent any potential malware or apps from disabling Microsoft Defender Settings.
For most malware, disabling virus and threat protection is the key to avoid detection.
To accomplish this goal, these malicious apps aims to make changes in the security settings through group policies.
According to Microsoft, with the new ‘Tamper Protection’, malicious apps won’t be able to make changes in the Microsoft Defender settings via third-party apps and methods.
In addition, Microsoft guaranteed that the new Tamper Protection won’t interfere with the working of third-party antivirus applications.
Activating the Tamper Protection
With the arrival of Tamper Protection, Microsoft has turned on this feature as a default. In any case, where clients may need to physically turn on this feature, they can pursue the following steps.
- Select the ‘Windows Security’ program by searching in the search bar
- Now access Virus & threat protection > Virus & threat protection settings.
- Find the ‘Tamper Protection’ option by scrolling and enable it.
- It is advised by Microsoft to all the users to keep this Tamper Protection feature enabled to stay protected.