Microsoft has launched its Microsoft Defender app for all 4 main platforms. Obtainable as a part of the Microsoft 365 service, it’s designed to supply safety towards on-line threats in addition to native ones.
To not be confused with Home windows Defender (now Home windows Safety), the brand new Microsoft Defender app is designed to offer a one-stop answer on your safety wants. On Home windows and macOS, Microsoft Defender will work alongside the built-in or third-party antivirus, whereas additionally offering safety towards phishing assaults on the web. The app will even present the safety standing of your different gadgets the place the app is put in and supply safety alerts.
On Android, Microsoft Defender consists of its personal antivirus together with malware scanning for at the moment put in and newly downloaded apps. It additionally offers internet safety just like the desktop apps. The iOS app is the least helpful, because it solely consists of internet safety however like the opposite apps you may see the safety standing of your different gadgets the place the app is put in.
The app is a free obtain on all platforms however requires a Microsoft 365 subscription.