Some of you may have been prompted to install a new MSE update today. We have done some digging on this and seen that Microsoft has now made available a new MSE update 1.205.342.0 for the latest antimalware and antispyware software protection.
Firstly, if you don’t have Microsoft Security Essentials, you can get it here by following the steps on Microsoft’s website.
Once you have that, you can install the latest definition updates here which Microsoft have just gone live with as of August 24 – you can see this highlighted on the right-hand side.
Microsoft has advised consumers that no new threats have been identified in the latest update, however they have updated some existing definitions with new threat levels.
You’ll want to take a good look at the list in the links above to ensure that you are fully protected against some of those severe level trojans and backdoor exploits.
Let us know if you have been given a prompt to install a new MSE update recently and how well you good you think the software is in terms of protecting your computer.