Microsoft's Antivirus Platform 'Microsoft Defender ATP' Comes to Linux

Microsoft continues to extend the antivirus system in Windows 10 to other platforms. Microsoft Defender Advanced Threat Protection is now available on Linux. Microsoft Defender ATP has already begun to provide protection to other Microsoft products.


Microsoft announced that the antivirus platform, Microsoft Defender Advanced Threat Protection (ATP), will also be used on Linux. Microsoft announced that Microsoft Defender ATP for Linux was released as a result of feedback from users all over the world.


ATP Microsoft Defender, Windows 10 ' u protects not an antivirus engine; A platform that provides companies with security tools to prevent, detect and respond to advanced threats within their networks. The antivirus platform is integrated in Windows 10, as well as other Microsoft products such as Skype for Business, Azure Security Center, Office 365 ATP, Azure ATP and Microsoft Cloud App Security .


iOS and Android for Microsoft Defender ATP on the road



Microsoft highlighted the importance of providing comprehensive protection across various platforms through a single solution. In addition, the company announced that it will bring Microsoft Defender ATP to iOS and Android mobile operating systems. Microsoft also said it will announce details closer to its release later this year. A more comprehensive assessment of the platform's mobile expansion will be held at the RSA Conference next week .


Microsoft previously released Microsoft Defender ATP for macOS. The platform, which supports macOS Mojave, macOS High Sierra and macOS Sierra, is said to have the same experience on Apple platforms as on Windows platforms . The macOS version of the program has an integrated update tool just like the Windows version.


Microsoft Defender ATP; A unified platform for preventive protection, post-breach detection, automated investigation and response . Microsoft Defender ATP not only detects network attacks and data breaches, but also provides the tools necessary for the user to quickly resolve events .



Platforms supported by Microsoft Defender ATP include Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 7 SP1 and macOS.