Microsoft Cracks Down On Software That Bullies Users

Microsoft Cracks Down On Software That Bullies Users

Microsoft is tired of free programs that attempt to bully users into buying an upgrade. The company made a statement claiming Windows Defender will start classifying these types of programs as malicious starting March 1. “In the future, programs that display coercive messaging will be classified as unwanted software, detected, and removed,” said Barak Shein of Microsoft.

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