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Analysis reveals that Microsoft Defender is not that good at detecting offline threats.

Microsoft Defender, the cybersecurity solution for Windows – MICROSOFT

PARIS, October 19 (Benin News / EP) –

Microsoft DefenderWindows cyber security solution, does not detect threats when the computer is disconnected from the Internet, although it is one of the most effective online solutions.

The Windows antivirus system has a detection rate of 98.1% when connected to the Internet, rising to 99.99% for online protection, according to the latest analysis by AV-Comparatives.

In the test, Defender was able to block 10,018 virus samples out of a total of 10,019. The detection rate drops to 69.8% when the computer is turned off..

This data shows the uneven performance of Microsoft Defender online and offline, with the latter performing less well.

In the analysis, Avast, AVG, G-Data and McAfee provide 100% “inline” protection, after being able to block all virus samples, with online detection rates of 98.9%, 98.9%, 96.0% and 99.6% respectively.

Its offline performance is better than Microsoft Defender. According to data from AV-Comparatives, Avast and AVG can detect 93.9% of offline threats, G-Data 96.0% and McAfee 82.5%.

However, when it comes to “offline” detection, other antiviruses are less effective than Windows Defender. This is the case Trend Micro with 41.1% and Panda with 52.8%.



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