Tamper protection helps stop attackers and hackers from changing your security settings.
What you need to know
- Tamper protection detects when an attempt is made to alter security settings.
- Tamper protection is now available in Windows 10 Home and for organizations through Microsoft Intune.
- The feature has been in testing through Insiders since earlier this year but is now generally available.
Hackers and attackers continually try to find new ways to get into computer systems. One tactic is to disable Windows Defender Antivirus. By disabling real-time protection, attackers can get into systems more easily. Microsoft is rolling out a new feature that helps prevent this, tamper protection. The feature detects and prevents unwanted changes to security settings on devices. It’s now available in Windows 10 Home and available to organizations through Microsoft InTune.
In a techcommunity post, Microsoft breaks down how tamper protection works and what it aims to stop. The post lists five examples of what tamper protection accomplishes:
Via:: Windows Central