KB: October 2014 anti-malware platform update for Endpoint Protection clients


The article below describes an anti-malware platform update package for the following:

- Microsoft System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager Endpoint Protection clients
- Microsoft System Center 2012 Endpoint Protection Service Pack 1 (SP1) clients
- Microsoft Forefront Endpoint Protection 2010 clients

These packages update Endpoint Protection client services, drivers, and user interface (UI) components.

This anti-malware platform update contains the following improvements:

- Improved scanning for MBR/VBR detections and advanced bootkits
- Dynamic registry key hardening to counter tampering from malware
- Disk space optimization for Low end devices
- Shortening fallback time to ADL for signatures

For complete details please see the following:

KB2998627 - October 2014 anti-malware platform update for Endpoint Protection clients (https://support.microsoft.com/kb/2998627)

J.C. Hornbeck | Solution Asset PM | Microsoft GBS Management and Security Division

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