Microsoft Makes Tamper Protection in Defender ATP Generally Available

Microsoft is now providing all of its Defender ATP (Advanced Threat Protection) customers with tamper protection, which is meant to prevent unauthorized changes to security features.

The feature was launched as a hardening solution to prevent attacks where malicious applications or threat actors attempt to disable Windows Defender Antivirus, modify real-time protection settings, or attempt to stop behavior monitoring and script scanning.

Tamper protection in Microsoft Defender ATP was meant to prevent such malicious and unauthorized changes, so that endpoint security systems can keep users ..