Windows Defender Compromised due to Microsoft Malware Protection Engine (MMPE) Flaw

Devesh Prabhu/ April 7, 2018/ Microsoft, Google, Security, Windows/ 0 comments

Microsoft has now released an Emergency Security Update (ESU) through Windows Update on April 3. It fixes the vulnerability (CVE-2018-0986). Microsoft Malware Protection Engine (MMPE) is affected by this vulnerability. It affects Microsoft Windows Defender MMPE v1.1.14600.4. A main component of Microsoft Antivirus and Antispyware products MMPE is affected. This component is used for malware scanning, malware detection, and malware

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