Insiders could get a new Windows Defender version really soon

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Key notes

  • Microsoft is continuously working to improve the security of its new operating system.
  • Although no official announcement has been made, users found a new app in the works,
  • We are talking about a new version of Windows Defender and Insiders could get it soon.
  • Not to get anybody's hopes up, but we could see this  come on the next PT release.
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Windows 11 will soon be even more secure than ever, thanks to the new version of Windows Defender Preview.

And although little is known about what features the new antivirus upgrade will offer, it is thought the release could form part of an improved package of security protections as Windows 11 user numbers continue to grow.

This is excellent news, considering the continuous growth of cyber-attacks recorded this year alone.

Microsoft is preparing to roll out the new Windows Defender

This new update has been apparently code-named GibraltarApp and appears to be built using WPF and XAML, featuring the softer color scheme, rounded edges, and, of course, the Windows 11 design.

It promises to be simple, seamless, and offer personalized protection, so you and your family can enjoy peace of mind. Those were actually Microsoft’s words.

The Redmond tech company has yet to comment on the new release, but we’d expect the software to be available to users via the Windows Insider program really soon.

Microsoft continues to provide a rolling system of updates for Microsoft Defender and all its other software tools to ensure users stay protected against the latest malware threats.

As we all know, Windows Defender debuted in 2008, originally appearing to help the once-lackluster security of Windows XP, but we can all agree that it has come a long way since.

Windows 11 already came with Defender built-in as part of its existing security, promising next-generation antivirus, and malware defense.

Not long ago, the tech giant asked its users to enable Microsoft Defender for Endpoint’s Tamper Protection feature to protect themselves against ransomware campaigns, as it released the final version of its security configuration baseline settings for Windows 11. 

Enabling this feature should help prevent threat actors from overriding the security features of the Windows 11 installation.

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