Windows Defender deletes Citrix components mislabeled as malware


Citrix released an advisory on Thursday about troublesome Windows Defender definition updates that break Delivery Controllers and Cloud Connectors running Microsoft’s antivirus.

The issue is due to Windows Defender misidentifying as malicious and quarantining the main and secondary Citrix broker services (BrokerService.exe and HighAvailabilityService.exe) responsible for tracking current user connections/sessions.

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