Microsoft has launched its Microsoft Defender app for all 4 main platforms. Out there as a part of the Microsoft 365 service, it’s designed to supply safety in opposition to 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 to your safety wants. On Home windows and macOS, Microsoft Defender will work alongside the built-in or third-party antivirus, whereas additionally offering safety in opposition to phishing assaults on the web. The app can even present the safety standing of your different units 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 present put in and newly downloaded apps. It additionally supplies net safety just like the desktop apps. The iOS app is the least helpful, because it solely consists of net safety however like the opposite apps you may see the safety standing of your different units the place the app is put in.
The app is a free obtain on all platforms however requires a Microsoft 365 subscription.