Microsoft And Kaspersky Agree To Truce Over Windows 10 Antivirus Software

Kaspersky is withdrawing its European antitrust complaint against Microsoft today. The software giant has agreed to make changes to the upcoming Windows 10 Fall Creators Update that have appeased Kaspersky and help its anti-virus software provide notifications and alerts to renew virus definitions. Kaspersky originally filed its complaint back in June, claiming that Microsoft disabled its anti-virus software during Windows upgrades and that the software maker was using its dominance to “fiercely promote” its own Windows Defender software. Microsoft admitted in late June that Windows 10 prompts to install a new version of anti-virus from third parties like Kaspersky after an update, but it disables the old version if it’s not compatible.... Continue reading…

Microsoft And Kaspersky Agree To Truce Over Windows 10 Antivirus Software

After putting legal pressure on Microsoft to provide antivirus vendors with additional time to test their software prior to new Windows 10 builds being rolled out, security outfit Kaspersky ...

Thu 10 Aug 17 from HotHardware

Kaspersky drops antitrust complaints against Microsoft after it agrees to changes in Windows 10 update

Antivirus maker Kaspersky Lab has just dropped its European antitrust complaint against Microsoft after the Redmond firm agreed to make changes in the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update.

Thu 10 Aug 17 from Techspot

Kaspersky and Microsoft reach truce over antivirus software

Microsoft and Kaspersky Lab appear to have reached a truce over their ongoing antivirus (AV) software battle. The Moscow-based cyber security firm has agreed to withdraw antitrust complaints ...

Thu 10 Aug 17 from Engadget

Kaspersky drops Microsoft antitrust complaint thanks to new Windows 10 changes

Kaspersky is withdrawing its European antitrust complaint against Microsoft today. The software giant has agreed to make changes to the upcoming Windows 10 Fall Creators Update that ...

Thu 10 Aug 17 from The Verge

Kaspersky Lab to withdraw Microsoft antitrust complaints

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Moscow-based cyber security firm Kaspersky Lab said on Wednesday it would withdraw antitrust complaints made in Europe against Microsoft after the U.S. technology giant ...

Thu 10 Aug 17 from Reuters Technology

Microsoft is making big changes to how Windows 10 handles antivirus apps

Software giant has had a big rethink following an anti-trust complaint from Kaspersky.

Thu 10 Aug 17 from Techradar

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