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  • How to block malware with Windows’ built-in security

    Posted on September 9th, 2019 at 01:00 Tracey Capen Comment on the AskWoody Lounge

    SECURITY

    By Lance Whitney

    For years, it seems as though Microsoft gave little thought to malware protection. But the latest tools in Win10 are robust and comprehensive.

    These days, malware comes in many forms: viruses, rootkits, ransomware, phishing, and others. More than ever, you need to ensure your personal computer is protected. Until recently, your best bet was to use a full-time, third-party anti-malware product. But if you’re running a current version of Windows 10, the tools built into the OS are now probably all you need.

    Read the full story in AskWoody Plus Newsletter 16.32.0 (2019-09-09).