Microsoft Defender Antivirus Now Protects Users Against Ongoing Exchange Attacks

March 19, 2021

Microsoft updated customers on Thursday that Defender Antivirus and System Center Endpoint Protection now provide automatic protection against attacks exploiting the recently disclosed Exchange Server vulnerabilities.

Microsoft has released patches, detailed guidance, and a one-click mitigation tool to ensure that Exchange Server users are protected against attacks. The tech giant has now taken another step to protect customers who haven’t managed to install the available patches but who have Defender deployed on vulnerable servers.

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