Microsoft Defender
Microsoft Defender Free
Rating (4.2)
Reviews: 2291
Category: Security
Microsoft Defender
Microsoft Defender
Microsoft Defender
Microsoft Defender
Microsoft Defender


Manage your security in one place. An easy-to-use security app for individuals and families that helps protect data and devices from online threats. The Microsoft Defender app is available exclusively with a Microsoft 365 Personal or Family subscription.

On your PC, Microsoft Defender works with built-in Windows Security to provide additional device protection on your Android, iOS, and MacOS devices. Identity theft monitoring*, credit monitoring**, support, and insurance help keep your personal data safer online. Easily manage your and your family’s identity and device protections in a single dashboard. Stay up to date with timely notifications and alerts across your devices and your personal identity. When a compromise happens, get step-by-step guidance, 24/7 support, and identity theft insurance***, up to USD 1 million and up to USD $100,000 in lost funds, to help cover fees to help restore your identity and reimburse financial loss.

To get started, download the app and login with your Microsoft account. A valid Microsoft 365 Personal or Family subscription is required to activate Defender on your devices. Check your subscription status here:

The Microsoft Defender app is also available for your Android, iOS and Mac devices. In the app, you can send an invite to download Microsoft Defender on your other devices. You can also easily access your dashboard on when you’re on-the-go.

  • Feature available in the United States and US territories.
    ** Feature available in the United States and US territories. Credit score is a single bureau VantageScore 3.0 provided by Experian®. The monthly credit report is provided by Experian® using single bureau data. For users under the age of 18 or those without a credit history, credit score not included. Family organizers will not have the ability to onboard, view, and receive alerts related to family member credit monitoring. Your device’s primary display language must be set to English.
    *** The Identity Theft Insurance is underwritten and administered by American Bankers Insurance Company of Florida, an Assurant company under group or blanket policy(ies). The description herein is a summary and intended for informational purposes only and does not include all terms, conditions and exclusions of the policies described. Please refer to the actual policies for terms, conditions, and exclusions of coverage. Coverage may not be available in all jurisdictions. Review the Summary of Benefits:
  • Manage your security in one place
  • - Check the security status of your family's identity* and devices.
  • - Get timely threat alerts and push notifications across your devices.
  • - Receive security tips and take recommended actions to improve your online security.
  • Protect your family's personal information
  • - Threats to your identity and personal identifying information are scanned continuously across the dark web.*
  • - Get credit monitoring with timely alerts and monthly credit reports.**
  • - Call an identity theft restoration expert anytime day or night if you need help.
  • - Get identity insurance coverage, up to USD1 million, to help cover legal and expert fees associated with restoration. Insurance coverage includes up to USD100,000 to recover lost funds.***
  • Trusted data and device protection
  • - Defender works with Windows Security to protect your PC and extends antivirus and anti-phishing protection to your mobile and MacOS devices.
  • - Get trusted protection on up to five devices per person, simultaneously, including PCs, Macs, iOS and Android phones.
  • - View the status of other antivirus protections you may be using, such as Norton or McAfee.
Product ID: 9P6PMZTM93LR
Release date: 2021-06-01
Last update: 2023-12-05