Windows Defender and Destiny 2 on PC

Destiny 2 players on PC may encounter an issue where Windows Defender incorrectly detects specific Destiny 2 files as infected with malware when performing a scan.

We have investigated this issue and can assure players that Destiny 2 files downloaded and installed directly from Steam (or previously, Blizzard's official Battle.net app) pose no security threat.

Players who encounter this issue should:

Players who continue to encounter this issue should report to the #PCSupport forum.