Microsoft Defender weakness lets hackers bypass malware detection

Ionut Ilascu reports:

Threat actors can take advantage of a weakness that affects Microsoft Defender antivirus on Windows to learn locations excluded from scanning and plant malware there.

The issue has persisted for at least eight years, according to some users, and affects Windows 10 21H1 and Windows 10 21H2.

Read more at BleepingComputer.

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