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Stay safe online with broadband extras

Fortify your home with our broadband extras – BT Virus Protect with McAfee, Parental Controls and BT Cloud included in every package – worth over £100 a year.

Already got standard BT Broadband? Great! All you need to do is sign into MyBT and download BT Virus Protect. Or upgrade to protect more than 2 devices.

Sign in and download Upgrade to protect 15 devices

If you're new to BT, BT Virus Protect comes included as standard with BT broadband

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305 new online threats found every minute

Growth of new online threats per minute

There are 305 new unique threats every minute, and total threats have quadrupled in the last 2 years


Increase in phishing sites over 3 months

There are over 150k unique phishing websites, which is doubling every 3 months and 1 in 12 mobile phones are infected with viruses

Unwanted calls per month

Over half a million mobile phones are stolen every year and 1 in 10 mobile phone users receive over 20 unwanted calls per month


Safer as standard

BT Virus Protect is our latest real time anti-virus and web security, giving you protection against viruses, spyware, phishing scams – all backed by McAfee's award winning Global Threat Intelligence Network. It also now comes as an app for Android phones and tablets.

BT Virus Protect comes with either 2 or 15 licences, and it's free with all BT broadband products.

Complete protection for your PCs and Macs

  • Virus Scan: regularly scans your hard drive, email, chat and personal files from the Internet for threats
  • Site Advisor: warns you before you interact with dangerous websites for threats such as spyware, online scams and spam
  • Computer performance tools: Built in computer health and performance tools to keep your computer running at peak performance with automatic disc defrag, and clean-up for files and applications and browser history
  • Personal Firewall: A firewall helps keep unwanted intruders like hackers away from your online activity

Complete protection for your Android phones and tablets

  • CaptureCam: Protect against theft by remotely taking a snapshot of anyone holding your lost device and receive an email with the photo along with the device's location
  • Lock apps with a 6-digit PIN: Securing them from being accessed by others using the phone or tablet
  • Take control remotely: Locate your phone, lock or delete any photos and files or display an onscreen message to improve its chances of being returned
  • Block unwanted calls to your mobile phone.

BT Web Protect

BT Web Protect keeps you safe, it works by warning or blocking customers from known malware or phishing sites, for all devices connected to the Home Hub and through BT wi-fi connections out and about. No downloads needed, as it works at a network level – simply click to activate.

Sign in and activate BT Web Protect

BT Parental Controls

BT Parental Controls is free with any BT broadband package, and let’s you decide what content your family can access online. With pre-set or personalised filters, you can pick and choose what your family can access – and when. Whether your family’s devices are at home or using any BT wi-fi hotspot, the filters will stay in place.

Sign in to turn on Parental Controls

Sign in without passwords with True Key

All BT broadband customers get True Key from Intel Security free with their broadband package. It’s normally worth £99.95.

With True Key, you can generate strong and unique passwords and store them for a hassle free way of signing into your devices, apps and websites. You can even use your fingerprint so you never have to remember a password again.

Sign in to download True Key

Essential security for your Android phones & tablets

Actively checks web pages in real-time to ensure your web surfing is safe, and also blocks potential phishing sites, browser exploits, and malicious links within text messages, email and social networking sites

Block unwanted calls: to your mobile phone

Optimise your device's performance: using optimisation tools to stop battery drainage, and use its memory clean-up facility to free up storage space or track apps consuming data

Get a warning: if you connect to an unsecure Wi-Fi network and automatically disconnect if it detects people are watching on your internet traffic

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BT Virus Protect has no trial period – it comes free with BT Broadband

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Why is it better to have more licences to protect your devices?

An average UK households have over 7 Internet devices, and is increasing every year. BT Virus Protect can keep all your devices safe and not have to worry about running out of licences. You can also easily share your licences by simply emailing or sending an SMS with a download link.

Compatibility Compatibility

Why is it better to have anti-virus software compatible for all your devices?

PCs, Macs and Android phones and tablets are most susceptible to viruses and other malware. With BT Virus Protect you can get maximum protection for all your susceptible devices.

Already got BT Broadband?

Sign into MyBT and download BT Virus Protect for free. Or upgrade to protect 15 devices.

Sign in and download Upgrade to protect 15 devices

New to BT?

If you're new to BT and get BT broadband, then BT Virus Protect comes included as standard.

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