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Family options: Set Windows to protect your family online
Use Family options to help keep kids and other family members safe online.
Firewall & network protections: Keep unwanted online traffic out
Check up on your Windows Defender Firewall protection.
Avoiding technical support scams
Learn what to look out for with telephone and web pop-up scams and how to report them.
Take control of your security with Windows Defender Security Center
Windows Defender Security Center puts you in control of your security protections, and recommends actions to improve device health and security.
Staying safe from email & chat scams
Windows Defender engineer Erik Wahlstrom explains email and web chat scams - how to spot them, what to do if you see one, and how to protect your online safety.
App & browser control: Stop security risks before they happen
Set protections against online attacks in App & browser control.
Windows Security: The dashboard for device protections
Windows Security provides a dashboard into your device's security protections.
Staying safe on public Wi-Fi
Public Wi-Fi networks pose security risks that are avoidable with these safety tips.
Device security: Protection for your most central systems
Device security helps you monitor protection of your device's core software and hardware.
Windows Defender team: Make security easier
Do you feel your information is safe when you’re online? Meet the Windows Defender team and hear the story behind the feature that protects you online!
Online Security Pro extension helps protect you against online threats, such as links in phishing emails and websites designed to trick you into downloading and installing malicious software that can harm your computer. While you are surfing on the internet, malicious links and phishing URLs are everywhere.
Our security operates at a global scale, analyzing 6.5 trillion signals a day to make our platform more adaptive, intelligent, and responsive to emerging threats.
Follow these steps to temporarily turn off antivirus protection in Windows Security. Keep in mind that if you do, your device may be vulnerable to threats.
Whether you’re concerned about little ones, tweens, or teens, you’ll find easy-to-follow guidance that addresses their pressing online safety issues, including online bullying and the use of games and mobile phones. Use the links below to access quick internet safety tips, and ideas for improving communication and protecting your family online.
Avast Browser Security - web reputation plugin Avast-powered security for your Edge browser. Browse without worry or fear with Avast in your corner: we’ll check every site you visit, from Facebook to your bank, to ensure nothing puts you or your data at risk.