Microsoft Malware Protection Center

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  • Blog Post: Microsoft Malware Protection Center assists in disrupting Ramnit

    Recent disruption of the Ramnit malware family was successful due to a multinational collaboration, led by Europol’s European Cybercrime Center (EC3), in partnership with Financial Services and Information Sharing & Analysis Center (FS-ISAC), Symantec, AnubisNetworks, Microsoft’s Digital...
  • Blog Post: Presenting... the Microsoft Safety Scanner

    We have just released a new tool called Microsoft Safety Scanner to help you diagnose if your computer is infected and clean it if possible. It is available from . The old online safety scanner from also now points to
  • Blog Post: Microsoft Safety Scanner detects exploits du jour

    We recently updated the Microsoft Safety Scanner - a just-in-time, free cleanup tool.  The new version adds support for 64-bit Windows systems and also allows for the download of the tool to run in non-networked systems such as those behind an air-gap network, those within an ISPs walled garden...