In the recent past Microsoft focusing more on security of the operating system and making more security related changes to the operating system.
The company is frequently alerting its uses on various hidden risks associated with the platform. Earlier people used to install third party antivirus Internet Security suits to combat malware convictions. But nowadays few people stopped buying other Security suits to protect their operating system, by keeping in the mind that Windows Defender is there for the protection.
The over dependency on the Windows Defender poses them to Tech support scams which are Rising since years. As per the statistics Fake Tech Support scams collect 200 to 400 dollars from the victims. Only in 2017 Microsoft received upto 1,53,000 complaints about fake tech support scams.
Most of the victims doesn’t have any powerful third party Security suite on their computer, they are using Windows default Windows Defender module to get the protection from unwanted risks. In this context Microsoft instructed it’s users to use other security software to get rid of fake tech support scams. Actually Microsoft took various measures to stop the fake tech support websites, but the scammers following innovative methods to convince their victims.
So as a Windows user we must take care of the problem and install third-party apps.