One of the administrators in our company has recently had a trojan (Upatre.
A), they managed to detect this with Microsoft Security Essentials and it told us it was removed.
The product received generally positive reviews praising its user interface, low resource usage and freeware license.
It secured AV-TEST certification on October 2009, having demonstrated its ability to eliminate all widely encountered malware.
It replaces Windows Live One Care, a discontinued commercial subscription-based AV service, and the free Windows Defender, which until Windows 8 protected users from only adware and spyware.
Built upon the same virus definitions and scanning engine as other Microsoft antivirus products, MSE provides real-time protection, constantly monitoring activities on the computer and scanning new files as they are downloaded or created and disabling detected threats.
Organizations trying to upgrade Windows Server 2003 before the end of its product lifecycle have another worry, namely, the impending loss of security support.
Microsoft posted a reminder late last week that it will stop sending security updates to System Center Endpoint Protection and Forefront Endpoint Protection for Windows Server 2003 on July 14, 2015.
There will be no "free or paid assisted support options" coming from the company.She continued to report her PC was working slowly, so last night I had a look at the PC.I noticed some updates were waiting so I went ahead and installed them, including an update for MSE.Symantec, Mc Afee and Kaspersky Lab—three competing independent software vendors—dismissed it as an unworthy competitor, but AVG Technologies and Avast Software appreciated its potential to expand the consumers' choice of AV software.AVG, Mc Afee, Sophos and Trend Micro claimed that the integration of the product into Microsoft Windows would be a violation of competition law.