[Defender] WP Defender 'Prevent PHP Execution' and 'Prevent Information Disclosure&

Hello,

Just had a quick question regarding the WP Defender plugin. We have two issues showing up in our WP Defender plugin dashboard: 'Prevent PHP Execution' and 'Prevent Information Disclosure.' Each offers the solution to "place .htaccess file into the root folder to lock down the files and folders inside." Will doing this overwrite the .htaccess file we currently have in our domain's root directory?

Thank you for any help you can offer in this matter.

Take Care,
Matthew