Windows Defender Shares Your Files

Did you know that Microsoft’s built-in anti-virus, Windows Defender, secretly uploads files from your computer directly to Microsoft?

While Windows Defender scans your computer for viruses, it also uploads any files it deems suspicious or malicious to Microsoft’s servers. Once here, Microsoft will analyze the file to determine if it is harmful to your computer or safe. Some may say that this is a breach of privacy as there is no determining what files get analyzed by this service.

Thankfully if you follow the easy steps outlined in the guide below you can disable this feature. Check it out-

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/how-to-stop-windows-10-defender-from-uploading-files-to-microsoft/

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