This article 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.
Microsoft regularly releases anti-malware platform updates to guarantee consistency in protection, performance, robustness, and usability in a malware landscape that is constantly changing. This update package is dated October 2014.
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
How to obtain this update
Anti-malware platform updates for stand-alone System Center 2012 R2 clients, System Center 2012 clients, and Forefront Endpoint Protection 2010 clients are available from Microsoft Update.
To apply this update, you must have one of the following installed: