Microsoft’s Windows 10 Antivirus Is Now Available on Linux

Microsoft has just announced the general availability of Microsoft Defender ATP for Linux a few months after the company rolled out the preview build of the application.

“Adding Linux into the existing selection of natively supported platforms by Microsoft Defender ATP marks an important moment for all our customers. It makes Microsoft Defender Security Center a truly unified surface for monitoring and managing security of the full spectrum of desktop and server platforms that are common across enterprise environments (Windows, Windows Server, macOS, and Linux),” Microsoft explains in a post today.

Microsoft Defender ATP for Linux current supports a total of six different server distributions, including the following:
 

  • RHEL 7.2+
  • CentOS Linux 7.2+
  • Ubuntu 16 LTS, or higher LTS
  • SLES 12+
  • Debian 9+
  • Oracle Linux 7.2

 
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