John-MainaNavision Consultant and user support at NCPD
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Microsoft Defender Antivirus is the next-generation protection component of Microsoft Defender for Endpoint. This protection brings together machine learning, big-data analysis, in-depth threat resistance research, and the Microsoft cloud infrastructure to protect devices in your enterprise organization.
VirusTotal is a free service that analyzes files and URLs for viruses, worms, trojans and other kinds of malicious content. Our goal is to make the internet a safer place through collaboration between members of the antivirus industry, researchers and end users of all kinds.
Microsoft Defender Antivirus is ranked 2nd in Anti-Malware Tools with 37 reviews while VirusTotal is ranked 20th in Anti-Malware Tools. Microsoft Defender Antivirus is rated 8.0, while VirusTotal is rated 0.0. The top reviewer of Microsoft Defender Antivirus writes "Good performance, reliable, and offers effective ransomware protection". On the other hand, Microsoft Defender Antivirus is most compared with Symantec End-User Endpoint Security, ESET Endpoint Security, CrowdStrike Falcon, Carbon Black CB Defense and Malwarebytes, whereas VirusTotal is most compared with MetaDefender, Cuckoo Sandbox, ReversingLabs Titanium Platform, Bitdefender Security for AWS and Avira Antivirus.
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