Google security researchers ports Windows Defender to Linux


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Originally published at: http://www.myce.com/news/google-security-researchers-ports-windows-defender-linux-82027/

Google security researcher Tavis Ormandy has ported Windows Defender to Linux. The idea is not to make Linux more safe, the port is made to help making Windows more secure.


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Originally published at: http://www.myce.com/news/google-security-researchers-ports-windows-defender-linux-82027/

Google security researcher Tavis Ormandy has ported Windows Defender to Linux. [/quote]This borders on Copyright Infringement did he get Microsoft consent and signed a waiver to do this? I doubt it and it might come back to bite him. Where are the Royalties?

[quote=“system, post:1, topic:398507, full:true”]The idea is not to make Linux more safe, the port is made to help making Windows more secure.[/quote]This is about loony as this story can be. Port to Linux to make Windows safe does anyone see the irony here? Not sure where this came from but most likely a Russian leak.