Enterprise Applications: Microsoft Debuts ?Morro` Security Software

 
 
By Brian Prince  |  Posted 2009-06-23
 
 
 

Microsoft Debuts -Morro' Security Software

 

Microsoft Debuts -Morro' Security Software

The Beginning

Microsoft Security Essentials comes with certain settings configured out of the box. That includes a regularly scheduled weekly scan and automated scanning of downloaded files and attachments.

The Beginning

User Interface

Pictured here is the user interface. When the PC requires user action, the look of the homepage will change based on the issue.

User Interface

Red Light, Green Light

Similar to Windows Live OneCare, Security Essentials uses green/yellow/red color-coding to designate the security status of the users PC. A color-coded icon in the taskbar tells the user if any attention is required.

Red Light, Green Light

Identifying Threats

Shown here is a Microsoft alert triggered when a possible threat is detected. Threats are ranked by their seriousness, with the highest ranking called severe.

Identifying Threats

Handling Infections

Automated scans will remove items rated severe or high by default. The user, however, can change the actions it takes by default by changing the settings.

Handling Infections

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