Microsoft Opponent (or today Windows Security – the term was transformed in the latest update) may be a free integrated antivirus intended for Windows OS. This program comes with a bunch of features aimed at gadget and online protection from spyware, ransomware, and other trojans.

The software uses a reputation-based system in which it analyzes downloaded programs and websites against a comprehensive list of noted malicious types. If a dubious app or perhaps website is found, that gets blocked right away. This kind of feature proven very effective during testing, although it did not block several phishing sites and hazardous apps since competitors just like TotalAV.

In addition, it has a good firewall that will its job well. That thwarted the majority of incoming internet connections during our test out, and even clogged one IP address from aiming to attack the computer multiple times in a row. The settings menu enables you to set rules for what kinds of connection should be made and how inbound and outbound links can be monitored. It’s really simple to modify these guidelines, but the software is to some extent cluttered with basic features scattered across several different possibilities.

The program possesses a new feature called “Get help”. That aims to improve the support experience by proactively offering ideas for solving challenges. It also comes with a link to the city video collection and Microsoft SpyNet, where you could send recognized spyware for the company just for analysis. The community’s reactions are consequently used to help Microsoft fight back against many different threats.