Posts Tagged ‘Enhanced Mitigation Experience Toolkit’

Advanced Microsoft Enhanced Mitigation Experience Toolkit (EMET) Tips

Wednesday, September 30th, 2015

If you’re already familiar with EMET, it’s probably because you used it as a last resort when trying to fix a compromised PC … but it turns out that EMET can do a whole lot more besides just getting rid of bugs and malware.

The Microsoft Enhanced Mitigation Experience Toolkit, short EMET, is an optional download for all supported client and server versions of Microsoft’s Windows operating system that adds exploit mitigation to the system’s defenses. Basically, it has been designed to prevent attacks from being carried out successfully if they have breached system defenses such as antivirus solutions already. EMET is easy to install and runs out of the box, but to get the most out of the program, you need to spend time getting to know it and configuring it.


Microsoft Releases EMET 5.0 Tech Preview

Wednesday, February 26th, 2014

Microsoft’s Enhanced Mitigation Experience Toolkit might not provide complete protection against malware, but it certainly is a valuable tool for dealing with malware problems …

One of the programs that I install instantly after setting up a new PC with Windows is Microsoft’s Enhanced Mitigation Experience Toolkit EMET. The program adds another layer of defense to the operating system and springs to action when malware is executed on the system. It can mitigate attacks so that they are not successful at all or reduced in scope.