• Windows Defender is alerting individuals of a “threat detected” for “Conduct:Win32/Hive.ZY”
  • The difficulty is tied to a current itemizing in Microsoft’s Defender replace file, which is making a mistaken detection
  • The set off appears tied to Defender detecting “Electron-based or Chromium-based functions as malware”
  • Microsoft is anticipated to patch/replace Microsoft Defender to alleviate the problem

Replace #1 (1:50 PM ET): In accordance to the Microsoft help boards, the Defender Group indicated they’re investigating this and can hopefully launch a patch for this quickly.


This morning, a itemizing in Microsoft Defender’s database (and even Windows Replace) is inflicting havoc on individuals’s Windows PCs. 

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