Antivirus testing company AV-Comparatives released its March 2022 report today.According to the report, Microsoft Defender, an anti-virus software that comes with Windows, was rated one of the worst offline anti-virus products, with an effective rate of 60.3%. This shows that Microsoft Defender relies heavily on networked cloud antivirus.
Av-comparatives tested the ability of antivirus software to detect both healthy and malicious files.
In tests, Microsoft Defender ranked very low in offline mode. Its response rate was 60.3%, compared with 94.2% for Avast and 78% for Kasperksy. In connected mode, however, Microsoft Defender's efficiency rate was 98.8%, higher than Avast's 99.5%.
Offline testing is intentional, and while networked scanning will protect your computer against the latest virus threats, not every PC is always online and protected by software cloud scanning.
Microsoft Defender received senior & LDquo at the end of the AV-Comparatives report, despite some poor numbers. +” Award.
A minor flaw won't cause serious problems for anti-virus software, but when your PC is offline, you need to pay special attention to strange files that can harbor computer viruses.
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