McAfee® Identity Protection Service

Peace of mind with the all-new McAfee Identity Protection Service, available as part of your McAfee Total Protection subscription.


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Introductory Pricing for New Customers

* Price shown is for first year. See offer details below.

Windows® | macOS® | Android™ | iOS®

Protection for what matters most: You.


McAfee protects your personal information and online accounts from prying eyes, hackers and data breaches with tools that put control of your information back into your hands.

Proactive, Guided Protection

The steps you take before and after a data breach are crucial to keeping the risk of identity theft low.  We’ll help guide you to the best choices for prevention and keep you in the know in case action is needed.

Award-winning antivirus

Defend against viruses and threats with online and offline protection.

Earlier Detection 

Take advantage of detection times an average of 10 months earlier than similar monitoring services, allowing you to get ahead of data breaches before they become an identity fraud issue.

Award-winning antivirus

Defend against viruses and threats with online and offline protection.

Wherever, whenever you connect

With an active internet connection, it doesn’t matter if you’re on smartphone, laptop or tablet, at home or on the go. Get the same alerts and experience anywhere, so you can check, click, solve and carry on.


What else does your McAfee subscription include?

Complete your security with enhanced identity and privacy protection when you have auto-renewal turned on, which you can cancel anytime.**​


Your guided identity protection experience includes dark web monitoring for up to 10 emails. Get expanded monitoring with auto-renewal turned on.​

Award-winning antivirus

Defend against viruses and threats with online and offline protection.

Turn any public Wi-Fi network into your own secure hotspot with our bank-grade VPN encryption to protect your data from prying eyes.

Award-winning antivirus

Defend against viruses and threats with online and offline protection.

We pledge to remove viruses on your devices or give you your money back, 100% guaranteed.

Rest assured, we will remind you when your subscription is nearing its end before you are charged.​


Award-winning internet security

Over 600 million protected devices and counting.

Prevent unauthorized access to your accounts


Keep your banking and credit card info under lock and key. Our secure VPN uses bank-grade encryption to shield your data wherever you’re connected, so you can bank, shop, and browse like nobody’s watching.** Our password manager will also store, autofill, and generate complex passwords for all your accounts—even on mobile.

Protect What Matters Most: You.


Included with your subscription, McAfee Identity Protection Service is always monitoring the dark web for your personal info such as emails and associated passwords. If your info is detected, get immediate alerts on the devices of your choice and guidance on how to secure your info quickly and effectively. ​

Get expanded monitoring with auto-renewal turned on.**​

Multi-device protection for your modern connected family


With all the Windows PCs, Macs, tablets and smartphones that help power your family’s day-to-day, it’s hard enough to keep track of their devices, much less protect them. With a single McAfee Total Protection subscription, you can protect one, five, or ten devices without skipping a beat, and most importantly without slowing the family down.

McAfee is more than antivirus


As digital threats continue to evolve, the need for comprehensive protection beyond antivirus is increasing. This is where Microsoft Defender falls shorts, and where McAfee excels. McAfee Total Protection not only protects your devices, but also covers your identity and financial information, Wi-Fi connections, and even your browsing.


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Your guide to safer, smarter browsing


Keep your personal info private using our color-coded links to guide you away from dangerous websites on search results and social media pages. We’ll help protect you from phishing attacks, tech scams, and even block downloads that might contain viruses. 

Award-winning performance


McAfee Total Protection is consistently ranked as one of the fastest PC security experiences and includes a variety of tools to optimize your PC’s performance, keep it clean of cookies and temporary files, and even pause annoying autoplay videos.

Frequently Asked Questions

At its core, McAfee Total Protection provides our award-winning antivirus to defend against viruses, online threats and ransomware with both cloud-based online and offline protection. Beyond your Windows PCs, McAfee Total Protection provides cross-device protection that extends your peace of mind to your Macs and iOS/Android mobile devices, so you can enjoy security at home and on-the-go across all your compatible devices. 

McAfee® WebAdvisor web protection enables you to sidestep attacks before they happen with clear warnings of risky websites, links and files, so you can browse, shop and bank with confidence.

PC Optimization features help your PC go faster while ensuring you still have top-notch security. Web Boost helps rescue both your battery and bandwidth from distracting auto-play videos by automatically pausing them. And with App Boost, apps that you’re actively working on will automatically receive a boost in resources, so you can get the job done faster. 

Available with McAfee Total Protection for 10 devices, McAfee® Safe Family provides robust parental controls for your kids’ Windows PCs and Android/iOS devices. Packed with useful features, Safe Family gives you an extra set of hands to juggle your kids’ digital lives, from helping them build good habits to managing their app usage and online time. You can even keep track of their location when they’re getting some much-needed outdoor time. 

Because much of your digital life exists in files on your computer, you can use McAfee® QuickClean™, File Lock and Shredder™ to manage your privacy. Use McAfee QuickClean to remove temporary files and cookies to reclaim storage space and minimize exposure. File Lock allows you to create password-protected encrypted drives on your PC that only appear when you’ve unlocked them, perfect for storing sensitive files like tax returns and financial documents. And finally, when you’re looking to dispose of sensitive files, McAfee Shredder securely deletes files so that would-be thieves can’t put the pieces back together.

Our passwords are the keys to our digital kingdom. Take the guesswork out of creating and remembering complex passwords with our password manager, which can store, auto-fill and even generate unique complex passwords. For added convenience, you can access your shared passwords on your PC and mobile devices with a single account. 

Many vulnerabilities on your PC are due to out-of-date apps. With Vulnerability Scanner, you can update Windows and your apps from one place, streamlining Windows and application updates with a single tool that scans and installs critical updates.

Just say “no” to inbox-clogging junk mail by using our built-in spam filter for Microsoft® Outlook to remove junk mail before it reaches your inbox.

Identity Protection Service provides a guided identity protection experience including dark web monitoring for your email. Get expanded monitoring auto-renewal turned on.

McAfee’s Virus Protection Pledge that includes our 100% Guarantee: Viruses removed or your money back, available with auto-renewal.* For more information, see here

For any questions, free customer support is there when you need it, whether by phone, chat or online.

Once McAfee Total Protection is installed, you’ll be able to scan for viruses and quarantine/remove them.

When you open McAfee Total Protection for the first time after installing, you’ll be greeted by a guided tour that will help you run scans and discover capabilities.

McAfee Total Protection is available in three packages: for the individual, which covers one device; the multi-device package, which covers five devices; and the household package, which covers ten devices. McAfee software is compatible with Windows, Mac OS, iOS, and Android devices.

When you are enrolled in auto-renew, 30 days before your subscription is scheduled to expire, the credit card on file for your account is automatically billed, and your subscription is extended for another year. 

If your auto-renewal has been disabled, you will receive a message 30 days before expiry to inform you that your license is about to expire. You can then choose to renew your license for another year or purchase an upgrade.


If the McAfee Total Protection subscription expires, your software and security will deactivate. Once your antivirus software's subscription has reached its expiration date, you’ll need to decide whether to resubscribe, purchase another solution or install a free solution. Otherwise, your computer will become susceptible to numerous virus threats.

McAfee® Total Protection is compatible with laptops, desktops, tablets and mobile devices. You can find operating system compatibility on our System Requirements page.

Our Virus Protection Pledge to you:

We pledge to remove viruses on your devices or give you your money back, 100% guaranteed*

30-day Money Back Guarantee:

If you’re not completely satisfied, we’ll be more than happy to give you a prompt and courteous refund

Security Experts & Online Support:

Get assistance and peace of mind from our dedicated security team and support knowledgebase