According to Kaspersky, Microsoft abuses its dominance in the PC operating system, with some kind of blocking the presence of third-party security software in its OS. How to combine antivirus software innate Windows - Defender - in every Windows operating system.
According to Microsoft, antivirus software integrated with Windows is useful to protect users. But according to Kaspersky, it goes into a monopoly action, as quoted by Reuters.
"Microsoft's main goal is to protect its users, we are confident that these security features are in compliance with anti-monopoly laws and we will answer all questions from regulators that may be submitted," Microsoft wrote in a statement.
This lawsuit was registered by Kaspersky after they failed to reach an agreement with Microsoft in a negotiation that had previously occurred. According to Kaspersky, Microsoft's action is also detrimental to the users.
"(They) provide a low level of protection for users, restrictions on their right to vote and financial loss for both users and security solutions companies," the Moscow-based company said.