Microsoft classifies search protection code as malware

Search protection code is included in software programs to limit the users’ ability to make changes to search and web browser settings. Some common malware such as Spigot and Trovi use search protection. Microsoft’s security products will, starting June 1, detect programs that have search protection built in and will be classified as malicious whether or not the search protection code is active.

Find out more on the TechNet blog:
http://blogs.technet.com/b/mmpc/archive/2015/05/26/detection-changes-search-protection-code.aspx

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