QUOTE....This is about it in a nutshell. Defender working at kernel level. Who would know more about the source code and the workings of Windows more than MS?
Don't make me laugh...Defender is about as much protection as a garden shed is against an atomic bomb.
All this nonsense about kernel level didn't stop me downloading a highjack using Edge, Defender, Mbam and Mbam anti exploit.
Infections do not only occur in the registry.