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Antivirus solution for both home and businesses with features such as threat research, anomaly detection, behavior uniformity, and thorough remediation.


Average Ratings

1051 Reviews

  • 4.5 / 5
    Overall

  • 4.5 / 5
    Ease of Use

  • 4.5 / 5
    Customer Service

Product Details

  • Starting Price
    $47.22/year/user
  • Free Version
    Yes
  • Deployment
    Cloud, SaaS, Web
    Installed - Mac
    Installed - Windows
    Mobile - Android Native
    Mobile - iOS Native

Vendor Details

  • Malwarebytes
  • www.malwarebytes.org/
  • United States

About Malwarebytes

Multi-layered defense delivering smart endpoint protection through AI-powered technology.


Malwarebytes Features

  • Anti Spam
  • Anti Virus
  • Email Attachment Protection
  • Event Tracking
  • Internet Usage Monitoring
  • Intrusion Detection System
  • IP Protection
  • Spyware Removal
  • Two-Factor Authentication
  • Vulnerability Scanning
  • Web Threat Management
  • Web Traffic Reporting

Malwarebytes Reviews Recently Reviewed!


Malwarebytes Premium is well worth the money invested!

Sep 13, 2018
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

4 / 5
Customer Support

3 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: Very effective to use, simple interface and easy software to use! Install it and well-assured of protection against harmful viruses and persistent Trojans. It adds another extra layer of protection over the default Windows Defender virus software. Malwarebytes can quickly scan through my PC and laptop for virus treats and quarantine immediately without me having to worry about my files getting infected. The speed at which MB scans is quick enough without having to leave it run in the background. And that's to me is efficient and fast! In addition, it is able to block websites during my online surfing to warn me of potential sites that potentially contain malware or ransomware. You can buy a licence and add up to 10 devices, including Windows and Mac. One can also purchase separately MB licenses for Android and iOS via Google Play Store and Apple App Store respectively. Indeed, this software is a great time saver!

Cons: When such software has gotten much control over our computers, sometimes it can be very intrusive. At some point when I am surfing the web, almost all sites can potentially be blocked by Malwarebytes so much every time I clicked on a link. And that can be very annoying and destroy the joy of a user's experience of surfing the web. Even legal proper sites can be blocked! In that case, I have to manually set exclusions in the software settings to prevent MB from "accidentally" blocking certain sites. Even some software such as ServerPress can get "interfered" from working properly. I certainly did not suspect that until I start to troubleshoot further. Not to mention that MB can be costly to maintain on a yearly subscription basis after having enjoyed the initial discount on the 1st time purchase.

Overall: Hmm...Malwarebytes Premium is a joy and pain to use sometimes, depending how you look at it. Well, there is fuller assurance in having my computers almost fully protected. However, it can also be tricky to handle, especially when it comes to having MB residing hand-in-hand together with the rest of the users' software in the same computer. One certainly must know how to use it to its fullest potential and advantage in order to really enjoy the usefulness of a malware and Trojan killer such as Malwarebytes. But it is money well spent, in my opinion.

If I had a dollar for every time this product had saved one of my computers, I'd be rich.

Mar 24, 2018
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

1 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
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Pros: This software catches and fixes just about everything, including what my antivirus programs won't. It' been around for years, and is reliable. It's cleaned malware and viruses for me that other malware programs didn't, and it's saved me from doing clean ups by hand. I've used their chameleon program to save my laptop when it became infected with a virus that blocked antivirus and malware programs from installing, and cut off my internet access and ability to download fixes. It can protect itself from being uninstalled. And their premium program runs and protects you in real time and is well worth the money. In all the years that I've been running Malwarebytes, I'm not sure that I've ever been successfully infiltrated on a computer that I've had running their premium program.

Cons: The customer service is slow and lackluster. I had to contact them a few months ago about some of my subscription licenses. They took days in between responses, and the responses were not helpful, and the reps closed out my ticket without solving my issue. It took three weeks and multiple tries at contacting them. There is no phone support. When you purchase product licenses, they do not all show up on your account on their website, so you need to be really careful and write down the product keys somewhere and keep them. All that said, that was the first time in probably the better part of a decade that I've EVER had to contact them, so it's generally not at issue. I'm guessing that the employees are all out diligently fighting malware, and not doing customer support.

Overall: This saves and cleans my computers, all of them, from every beastie out there, and has never failed me, even when every other product has.

great for android, average for pc

Nov 23, 2018
4/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

3 / 5
Features & Functionality

3 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: My first encounter with Malwarebytes Anti-Malware was around July 2018 when my Android phone was taken over by a series of malicious malware that turned my phone into an advert box of all sorts. A friend told me he had a similar issue in the past and was rescued by Malwarebytes. I decided to try it out. Luckily, they had the premium version available for a free one-month trial at the time.

I quickly downloaded, registered and did a scan. It was super effective and easy to navigate.

In less than 5 minutes, my phone was cleaned. I was very Impressed and decided to try out the pc version of the software. And frankly, the functionality and effectiveness of the pc version were quite different from the Android version. It was smooth and fluid on my android but I cannot exactly say the same for the Pc version.

The online and real-time scanner notified me of unsafe websites I visited which was good.

Malwarebytes was designed to make you feel secure and protected from some malicious files or sites.

The interface was clean and simple

It performs as advertised. It detects malware and can cleans infected devices.

The paid version can be trusted to protect your pc but at the cost of pc speed during scans.

It was designed to fight malware, it is effective in doing that and should stick to it.

Cons: Malwarebytes software made my pc to lag sometimes at startup.

I felt some functionalities like the Asset policies management to deploy and monitor endpoints were complex and unneeded for personal users. It was complicated for me at least.

I would not recommend it as a standalone antivirus program due to the limitation of it virus scan toolkit.

I still got infected with a Trojan while using the free version.

The pricing can be made more competitive given that it cannot be trusted as a standalone anti-virus.

It should incorporate real-time protection against threats in the free version.

Overall: I used Malwarebytes for personal use on android and pc. it was an experience of mixed feelings. While it was perfect for android, it was average for on my Pc.

Overall, it is very effective for fighting malicious files and malware infected systems on both platforms.

The best virus removal software I've encountered

Jan 25, 2019
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: Extremely easy to setup

Scans are very quick

Scans take up very little system resources when running

Free version still removes virtually all viruses I've encountered

Paid version actively blocks web pages that contain viruses, prevents executables from delivering payloads, and so much more.

Price:Value ratio is extremely good

Cons: Updates have on several occasions caused issues, one caused a bug that suggested real time protection was off when it was not, another caused Malwarebytes to consume RAM until the computer crashed. Though fixed quickly perhaps a more thorough testing phase could have prevented these.

The "My Account" web page is a little basic and could definitely be upgraded to improve a number of features such as:

Available devices - this does not provide computer/mobile names or locations, and to deactivate remotely requires the deactivation on all devices at once.

Payment Method - I am yet to find a way to change my address, I moved house several years ago and yet it still shows my old address. I have even contacted support about this without success.

Settings - I would include the option to change home address here.

Overall: Whilst not used by the company I work at as their Anti-Virus system I consider Malwarebytes to be the gold standard for removing viruses that other scanners either don't find or can't remove.

I recommend both the paid and free version to anyone who asks me about a personal anti-viruses as I have found it to be very user friendly and, as mentioned, extremely powerful.

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Hands down, one of the best free securities on the net! I recommend this left and right.

Oct 11, 2017
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
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Pros: I love the price - Free. I love the usability - download and run. I love the quality - not even my friends who like the darker net have had issues that Malwarebytes can prevent. I love features and functionality - I run it, and it does everything I need it to do without the need to micromanage it. Hands down, I love Malwarebytes, and I know that is something strange to say about your computer security system, and that I usually do not endorse something without at least one bigger reservation, but this is an exception. If you do not have a security in place and do not want to pay for one, get Malwarebytes!

Cons: Driven away by the price of Kaspersky, which is a great product, but I am a lowly broke computer lover, I found Malware bytes one day what seems like decades ago. It may not have been decades, but it was at least one... Anyway, I found Malwarebytes and fell in love. It has had my back through the days when being a teenager and going to torrent sites was cool, all the way until now when I try not to look back on those days and what I was getting myself into as I browse the internet for the next great coupon. Malwarebytes has been tried and true, but alas, since I use the free version, there is very little customization that I get to do. I run, it catches if there are anything that did not raise a gigantic red flag upon introduction. That is all, my only con, a lack of granularity. That should be a pro in itself.

A more complicated solution to virus protection from a company that helped build the industry.

Jul 11, 2018
4/5
Overall

3 / 5
Ease of Use

3 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
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Pros: I have been using Malwarebytes off and on for years. Malwarebytes began as a free offering that while simple was a powerful tool. It was among the first applications to supply malware protection and removal that was easy and quick to use. Over the years, they've grown to include all virus protection and the software has inevitably grown in both complexity and functionality. Now, Malwarebytes is a great option to protect your computer whether for home use or your business. It's affordable and runs well in the background. There are layers of protection that satisfy both the casual user and the more technically inclined.

Cons: Unfortunately the simple, straightforward malware removal tool of the past is long gone and with it the ease of use. As a much larger program that runs in the background rather than when you call it forth, it takes much more of your computer's resources and is much more involved to use. It's an understandable issue as the program's growth means it also offers much more than the previous versions of the software, but I miss the simple but effective application of "the before time." Still, it's a great example of industry standard protection which manages to keep up with the ever changing threats on the internet today.

Overall: A high standard of protection against constant virus threats from all daily activity on the internet. A good choice for any level of computer user.

Love knowing my computer is secure!

Feb 09, 2018
5/5
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5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

4 / 5
Customer Support

4 / 5
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Pros: Malware Bytes Premium is the only security on all the computers and tablets in our household. It's easy to use, doesn't interfere with other applications, doesn't cause crashes, and I feel completely confident it delivers total security.

I've used a few anti-virus programs, but I always ran the free version of Malware Bytes alongside them. After a popular and expensive anti-virus program falsely detected a trojan and crashed my system, deleting drivers and corrupting files, and I had to spend for repairs, I made the decision that Malware Bytes Premium was all I needed for security. It's a decision I haven't regretted. I run Malware Bytes permanently in the background at all times. It monitors for any suspicious activity and warns immediately if there is the smallest risk. In addition, I run a full scan every day.

This software is amazingly good value - far less costly than most anti-virus software and does so much more! Stops ransomware and exploit attacks. Shields against suspicious websites. Removes malware and spyware. No more worms, rogues, dialers, trojans, rootkits, exploits, or bots... ever! As I work online, this protection is essential, and it's nice to know I can play and socialize safely as well, anytime I please.

Overall: Total computer security and peace of mind at a highly affordable price.

Malwarebytes Review

Jan 26, 2018
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

4 / 5
Customer Support

3 / 5
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Pros: Malwarebytes has been my go to security software when thinking of the best malware software out there that is. Some of the things i like about Malwarebytes is one; the UI, which is easier to read the icons and navigate through the software; secondly, the types of scans i have at my disposal, such quick, full, and choose a specific folder; third; the level of security, the software truly lives up to its name when it comes to block malware, and other spyware, it gives me notification when i visit a website where there could be malware attacks but i couldn't know until Malwarebytes blocks the attack and notifies me. Fourth excellent removal threats, if in fact a malware was detected in my PC it will quarantine the threat and i could go in and delete if i want to. Last but not least is, Support Malwarebytes offers great, fast, and reliable support if needed for any reasons, i personally didn't need to call support as i am a Software engineer and familiar with some of the issues that may come up.

Cons: One of the downside is the resource consumption that Malwarebytes uses, specifically the memory that is required to run the product, most of the time Malwarebytes does run up to high memory, but then it does lower down i think once updates and other necessary items are checked in the backened.

Overall: Some of the benefits are i get from using Malwarebytes again are; security; which is needed when working for a company with sensitive data to prevent spoofing and hackers; Levels of scanning, i think having multiple options to choose from for scanning is great and effective as well. Peace of Mind, i never have to worry which website i visit as Malwarebytes has real time protection against attacks.

Very lightweight, yet powerful anti-malware program

Apr 12, 2019
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
Features & Functionality

4 / 5
Customer Support

3 / 5
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Pros: Malwarebytes is a very effective program for detecting, removing, and preventing malware. I have tried many anti-malware programs in the past, but most do not detect as many things as malwarebytes seems to find. It is also very light weight and runs quietly in background without being too resource hungry as some anti-malware systems tend to be. It provides malware, website, ransomeware, and exploit protection according to its tools menu, and provides frequent and seamless updates in background to stay protected without being too noticeable. We now run this on all our systems, along side an anti-virus program (the two are different, but often confused to be the same).

Cons: No major cons I have found after using it for several years. My system has stayed clean. The biggest issue is you have to remember to deactivate license on the computer and reactivate it again after reinstall every time you reinstall the software or reformat the computer. Otherwise, you are forever locked out. Often times this is forgotten and you have to contact them directly to resolve the issue.

Overall: Overall, the experience has been very good as far as effectively detecting, removing, and preventing my system from becoming infected with malware. I would highly recommend others to use malwarebytes, along side another program that protects against viruses. This will ensure total protection.

Malwarebytes has kept my environment malware free for years.

Dec 05, 2017
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
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Pros: Shortly after I joined the company, we decided to move our IT in-house and away from the managed service provider we had been using. I built our entire IT environment from scratch, and one of the first things I did was deploy Malwarebytes Anti-malware. I had plenty of experience using the product to clean up machines already infected with malware, but deploying it to a clean end point and having that endpoint stay clean for more than five years without a single verifiable malware infection is a beautiful thing. With roughly 150 endpoints our environment is smaller than many, but with only two administrators supporting it we really enjoy spending exactly zero minutes each year dealing with infected machines.

Cons: The only possible "con" I could think of is that when I first deployed the solution, it threw out a few false positives due to a couple registry changes put in place via Group Policy in Active Directory. However, it's hard to say that's much of a con because monitoring suspicious registry changes is a good thing, and whitelisting those changes so it quit generating a false positive was super simple.

Overall: Not having to deal with malware infected machines, ever, at all, period.

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Malwarebytes equals Peace of Mind

Dec 07, 2017
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

4 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
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Pros: I've been a Malwarebytes customer for the last 7 years or so. We use it for all of our home PC's and our cell phones. The software is super easy to use, and the only issue I can remember having with the software had nothing to do with malware. I had an update issue, but I used their excellent forum and was given a step-by-step walk through of how to fix the issue. My overall experience has been a great one. Before Malwarebytes, we used one of the big well known anti-virus companies where we had multiple issues and had to pay extra to get those issues resolved. I'm a huge fan of Malwarebytes because they've built a community around keeping your system safe. I feel like a valued customer with them and not just a number.

Cons: While they do offer a free version, the annual cost for the premium version has gone up considerably over the years. Initially they offered a lifetime license before switching to the subscription model like the other carriers. The lifetime license was a huge selling point for me, but I'd still highly recommend the product.

Overall: Malwarebytes is easy to use and great at keeping my computers safe.

The best protection against viruses and malware

Apr 08, 2019
5/5
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5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
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Pros: It's my favorite software when it comes to the protection and security of my devices. It offers excellent protection in real time, its database is always updated. Its free version is complete enough to keep my devices clean of viruses and malwares. When I scan my PC it doesn't affected, it doesn't slow down. The interface is very easy to use, even a child would know how to use it. You can customize the scan and you can also automate the tasks. It's great that it can block malicious websites and another positive point is that it appears in the background so that it doesn't interfere with what you are doing on the PC. It has a fairly optimized and lightweight application.

Cons: This software has saved my Smartphone! I have no complaints... Wait! I have one. When you use the free version, every day reminds you that you can buy the software. That's what they want you to do, so that's ok. I only have positive words about Malwarebytes.

Overall: In the past I had many bad experiences with viruses and malware, I tried several antivirus and antimalware, but only Malwarebytes managed to eliminate them all. I even had a virus on my phone that I couldn't remove, it was installed and I had to uninstall it several times a day. It was exhausting and very annoying. Only Malwarebytes managed to eliminate it completely. Therefore, I decided to buy the license and have it on all my devices, to avoid those inconveniences. Nowadays, electronic devices have a great importance in our lives and jobs, it is better to protect them and keep them safe.

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The Best Malware Software Available

Dec 19, 2018
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
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Pros: This software does exactly what is says it would do without taking up to much space on your computer and it is so simple to use. You just download pick your plan set up and go. I have peace of mind knowing that this software is doing its job as I work online all day long.

Cons: It was a little to complex at first but with the new upgrades they have come a long way to make the user interface is easier for the average user. Normally all the updates are free, but sometimes they like to try to get you to upgrade from your current plan and charge you. I've only seen that happen once. I didn't think that was cool, but I didn't go for the upgrade. I think they realized that wasn't a very good move. It may have upset a lot of people.

Overall: My overall experience, I've had 2 computers crash having similar software that claimed it would do the job and protect my computer from malware. I came across this software from a friend who swore by it up and down. This was about 6 years ago. I have not had a malware issue on my computer since I've been using Malwarebytes. I'm happy to say the only reason why I got a new computer was because I needed an upgrade and it wasn't due to a Malware or Virus crash. Thank you Malwarebytes!

Best anti-malware protection at a great price

Mar 25, 2019
5/5
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5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
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Pros: I love Malwarebytes! My brother-in-law who works in IT first introduced me because Malwarebytes focuses on detecting the most current malware on the internet, ie. malware, hackers, viruses, ransomware, exploits, trojans, backdoors, adware, spyware....

It's quick to download and the user interface is clean and very easy to use for people of all skill levels. Malwarebytes has incredible active protection so that malware is detected before it is even downloaded to your computer, but it also deletes anything that is already on your hard drive and has a quarantine function so any malware that can't be deleted at least can't interact with your hard drive. You can't beat the low cost and high-quality protection.

Cons: I have seen Malwarebytes flag software that I use frequently and know is safe, but not often. If that happened frequently, that could get annoying, but that's a sign that Malwarebytes is incredibly sensitive and thorough.

Overall: I use Malwarebytes on all of my computers, both business and personal, and haven't had any viruses or malware issues since. Highly recommend!

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Best service out there, more important than anti-virus

Jul 03, 2018
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
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Pros: I started with Malwarebytes free service. After about a year, I updated to the paid service to get the real-time protection. Honestly, everyone I know with any computer knowledge uses Malwarebytes. It is simply the best service of its kind. Even the free service is quite good, but the paid service is very inexpensive so I figured why not support a good company. Truth be told, malware screening is far more important these days than anti-virus software. You can get rid of Kaspersky or McAfee. Those things just slow down your system and actually create more hackable vulnerabilities. Malwarebytes is small and lightweight. It will keep you protected without annoying the hell out you like those anti-virus programs do.

Cons: No complaints. Malewarebytes is great, although you should not rely on it (or any one program) solely. I would also recommend using browser add-ons like Privacy Badger and HTTPS Everywhere, as well as a VPN service.

Overall: Superior to any anti-virus software. Even the free version is great. This is truly a must-have for anyone.

Malwarebytes is a solid tool to use to keep you protected.

Jun 01, 2018
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
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Pros: This free software has been in my toolkit for a long time now. Any good security protection package you run to keep your computer safe should use at least two different pieces of software. You can pay for one to be sure you get good support and features and then back that one up with a free one. Malwarebytes has always been in the mix for me. Very good at finding infections and rootkits. Quarantine works well and it is very thorough.

Cons: The one thing I do not like about the Malwarebytes software is that they keep pushing the upgrade to premium package. The messages you see pop up sometimes say there is a update available and sometimes it says you should upgrade your software. Update and upgrade can be confusing to some people and free should mean free. I am running your software and I like it, now stop asking me to buy it. You can turn off some notifications, but users can still open the scan tool and see warnings. Now they think they are not protected and start clicking around. Free is free, you get what you pay for.

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A Must Have on PC

Feb 05, 2019
5/5
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5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
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Pros: Malwarebytes is one of those applications that belongs on every PC. It's freemium, so you can use it for free with some limitations - specifically no scheduled or real-time scans. The software is SO easy to use - there's very little to figure out. The interface is clean and intuitive. Scans are pretty quick and while I've rarely had any issues with malware on my machines, I do get the sense that the scan is robust and in-depth. I also love that this is not subscription-based software.

Cons: While I have nothing negative to say about the PC version, I'm not so enamoured with the mobile version of Malwarebytes. It does have a minor impact on battery, and seems to require a separate purchase to get all of the features. I also find that on my Android device the scans for new apps are somewhat intrusive - so I uninstalled the app but kept the desktop version.

Overall: Great software, keeps PCs clean from malware and easy to use. For the paid version it runs without you even knowing it's there which is awesome. Definitely recommended for PC users both personal and business use.

Good affordable software for catching malware!

Jan 15, 2019
4/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
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Pros: Malwarebytes is very easy to install and run system scans with, and has proven itself to catch malware that Windows Defender did not.

The real time protection is a nice feature as well, since browsing the Internet is dangerous. It can catch ransomware, and "drive-by" attacks.

Also, I like their licensing and that it's a multi-platform product. A yearly license is for 3 devices is very reasonably priced so that I can protect my desktop, laptop, and phone without breaking the bank.

Cons: The real-time protection can be very resource intensive at times, even on my 7th gen Intel quadcore with 16GB ram and 2GB NVIDIA card. I've found myself having to close Malwarebytes when running Photoshop in order to open files. I never ran in to this problem running just Windows Defender or Spybot, and I am considering doubling my RAM now.

And also, the software has had conflicts with Windows Defender, but not so much in recent versions. I think Malwarebytes still operates as a nice complement to the native Windows protection.

Overall: Overall, I really like Malwarebytes, and it's my go-to software to run for added protection to my workstation and devices. A must have if you're security conscious when connected to the web.

Malwarebytes is the first choice to remove malware and to stay protected from emerging web threats

Jan 11, 2018
4/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

3 / 5
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Pros: Malwarebytes is the first choice for home and small business like us to clean malware, adware , spyware and other PUPs easily and efficiently and to stay protected from web threats, ransomware, exploits and other malware by the help of its reliable and fast real-time protection mechanism.

Malwarebytes has a simple UI that makes the software easy to use and allow us to navigate to all software sections and functions with no effort. The software also offers three types of scan (Threat scan, Custom scan and Hyper scan) to meet the current status of threats you are dealing with.

With a large database of malware and web threats that updates daily, a fast and efficient real-time protection engine and a wide range of threats protection like ransomeware, malicious websites, spyware and PUPs you can relay on Malwarebytes to protect your system from emerging malware and threats.

Cons: The price of Malwarebytes Premium is bit too high.

Overall: Fast and reliable protection from emerging malware and web threats

Easy, free.

Apr 27, 2018
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

4 / 5
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5 / 5
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Pros: I've used Malwarebytes since High School, so I'm speaking with some nostalgia, but I can honestly say this software is great. Security has always been a major factor for me, but in managing certain systems for family members I'm not always around to update or patch vulnerabilities. That's when I turn to Malwarebytes. It's so easy to schedule stuff, keep everything up to date, and it's basic enough that my less technically-inclined users can use it.

Also, it is difficult to overemphasize that this is a free product. The value is huge, so there is no bar to entry other than a few seconds to download the program.

Overall, it's a great option for many users.

Cons: Honestly, there aren't many cons to Malwarebytes other than the slightly limited nature of the software. Yes, it's not military grade security, but for most users it's fine. If anything could be improved, it would be slightly tighter customization controls.

Overall: Free, easy-to-use computer security is the benefit. It's really that simple.

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The BEST virus and malware protection software out there!

Mar 14, 2018
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
Value for Money

Pros: Malwarebytes is militant in their efforts to fight viruses and malware. It doesn't slow my computer down when it is running (which drove me crazy with several other software companies I used previously). They are on the front lines fighting the latest threats. ALSO, they email me newsletter with the most current information about worldwide threats and how to protect myself in a myriad of ways. The customer support is very responsive. For a low price, you can get multiple computers and/or laptops protected which was great for my family. This is a product I use at home on all of our family computers (4). You can move it from one computer to another when you get a new one, no problem.

Overall: I can set it up to update whenever I want, tell it when to restart. Also, like I said before, it does not slow down my laptop. With other software, I was going crazy with my computer running extremely slow AND letting a trojan in which destroyed my previous laptop (which is why I switched to Malwarebytes).

Have used Malwarebytes for several years, including both the free and licensed versions.

Jul 10, 2018
4/5
Overall

4 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
Features & Functionality

4 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: There are many, many, malware/spyware programs out there, both installable and real-time online scanners. I have used many brands and many types, but have always liked Malwarebytes products because of their reliability and more important - consistency. They also have other free tools such as stubborn file deleters, root kit scanners, etc. Good company with good products and easy to deal with as well.

Cons: There isn't a product out there (and never has been) that will catch 100% of any type of malware or virus activity; it just can't be done because of ever-evolving code and technology. This industry is a "reaction-based" industry that produces its best results as a reaction to something malicious that has already happened. Malwarebytes isn't necessarily at fault for being in this same category, but as with other products, as long as you do updates on a regular basis you'll be as protected as you can be for most situations.

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Healthy Computing System Guaranteed!

Apr 22, 2019
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

4 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: Malwarebytes is one of the software stack which I liked the most. I personally like it and recommend it a lot. It's a must-have software for a healthy computing system which removes the malware from the system. It's kind of like an enhancer to the antivirus. It checks the ram for harmful software which continuously hog your system memory. It comes with a free basic version, but I recommend getting a paid subscription which offers a lot of advanced features like:

1. Scanning in batch mode which won't let your system slow down.

2. Scans for spyware, adware and rogue security software too.

3. The latest version includes popular ransomware.

4. It can block IP addresses of malicious websites and many more.

Cons: As a now, I found none. Just one thing, that free version is quite very basic. In order to convince the user to buy a paid subscription, they should provide some additional features too.

Powerful and reliable anti-malware software with one major flaw

Apr 30, 2018
4/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

4 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: This review is of Malwarebytes Premium. The free version is a different animal and doesn't suffer from the problems I list below. I usually install Malwareybtes free on all my computers at work and at home. Premium definitely offers a lot more functionality and at a great price. I can usually count on Malwarebytes to find and detect problems before they get out of hand, or once to discover existing problems.

Cons: There is a serious caveat to how much I like Malwarebytes Premium: it has a ridiculous amount of CPU usage. The versions I have had on my system are certainly not optimized or work well with my system. Mind you, I don't have a weak system (i7 3930k CPU with 32GB of RAM), yet when I'm running Malwarebytes Premium with everything set to Active uses 80-100% of my CPU. Apparently, after reading up on it I realized this is not isolated to me but is actually a common problem. If it weren't for this issue, I could give it a glowing recommendation. I still have it since I have a lifetime license, but I have to be careful how much of it I use and when. Also, Premium is meant to be the only anti-malware program on your system and it really doesn't like other anti-virus software (usually they come up as "PUPs" in scans), so you can forget using it together with virtually anything else.

Overall: Virus, malware and browsing protection

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This software saved me life at work. Except for my documents and the information that it contained

Jul 17, 2018
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: This software specialized in the elimination of computer malwares is an excellent solution among many that are in the market. Among the benefits we found when using it were:

-Malwarebytes has an excellent security when it comes to managing the analyzed data, creating an accurate selection of the malware found on the computer and eliminating them or passing them to quarantine.

- Although it seems limited, its speicalization in the elimination of malware makes it the best in the market, since it has more components and updates associated with the suppression of malwares.

Cons: As I mentioned at the beginning, this software saved me the life of a work catastrophe associated with an email that I opened by mistake and that unleashed a massive attack of malwares in my computer that put in danger the integrity of the information that it handled. Therefore, I do not have any complaints about this software

Overall: Malwarebytes is a software highly recommended for all those companies that can be threatened with malware. With excellent functions of permanent monitoring of the PC, a luxury technical service, and some enviable functions in comparison to other software for handling and suppressing viruses on a PC, they make it a big one in this branch and a necessary companion in the work daily in the company.

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A Legitimately Useful AV Product With Web Protection

Jan 08, 2019
5/5
Overall

4 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: This is honestly one of the first pieces of software I install on new computers now. Its default schedule is to scan once per day, but you can change that to whatever frequency you want. It scans for malware (including rootkits, malicious registry edits, and adware), and allows you to quarantine or create an exception for whatever files it detects. The premium version also protects you from visiting malicious sites; I've been saved on a couple occasions by it blocking a site that I was being automatically redirected to.

Cons: If you're using the free version it can be pretty intrusive with trying to get you purchase the premium, with frequent popups in the lower right hand corner of the screen. The premium, I feel, is actually worth it, as it's probably better than most other professional tools out there, but if you're not looking to spend money it can be quite annoying and can't be disabled.

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MalwareBytes - Protects you from outside world

Oct 17, 2018
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
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Pros: MalwareBytes offers comprehensive sets of features to protect you from malware, anti-ransomware, attacks and all types of known-unknown threats which could compromise your data and security. Its lot better than Windows Defender. It has saved me numerous times when our computers were affected by malwares. It removed malwares from system without any data corruption which is the best thing about it. I have tried many other tools but lost my data in process of malware removal, but with MalwareBytes I never lost a file. It offers daily definition updates which keeps your PC up-to-date and protected from newer threats. Also it is not resource hungry tool unlike other software. It does it job best without affecting your system's performance. And its all-round protection has never failed me till date.

Cons: None, really. It must be part of every system connected to Internet.

Try Malwarebytes on your PC

Feb 14, 2019
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: The program works very well and blocks everything malicious, nothing gets through! It seems to work well in conjunction with other Antivirus software without any conflicts whatsoever. Malwarebytes stays in the background and out of sight until it detects an attack. It then deals with the malware or malicious script, allowing you to continue doing your work. The interface is clean and simple, making it very easy to use. The updates are customizable and always install without a problem.

Cons: At times when it runs a scan, Malwarebytes will use a lot of the computer's system resources. This is temporary, but it could be a problem for older computers or computers with limited memory.

Overall: I have used the Premium version of Malwarebytes for years. I have recommended it to others many, many times. This is one of the best programs on the market and it is also one of the best investments you can make for your internet security.

Malwarebytes saved me at the verge of formatting my PC. It cleaned all malware.

Jul 11, 2018
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

4 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: Malwarebytes is a great software. I came across Malwarebytes when I had malware issues in my PC. I was about to format my PC and worried that I will have to loose all my data. I installed different malware cleaning softwares but ultimately Malwarebytes fixed it. Even the free version of it is very useful if you want to see how it performs. However, I would recommend getting the full version as all of its features are very useful to protect your device from malware. It is always up to date and cleans regularly. Unlike other software, it does not slow your PC.

Cons: It would be great if Malwarebytes was a complete antivirus software. I find it is expensive because it is only cleaning malware and I have to purchase another software as an antivirus tool. It would be great if they could implement both of these qualities in one software.

Overall: My PC was not functioning properly due to malware. I was about to format my PC. But Malwarebytes scanned and removed all the malware which was causing many issues. Since then I did not need to format my PC and it still works perfectly.

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Best antimalware tool I've used!

Nov 19, 2018
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

3 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: What I like most is the employment of AI and behavior matching to detect and stop threats that haven't been encountered before. That's really great as it has helped to stop me from being a victim of ransomware attack in the past.

I also like how neat the interface is. The dashboard is lovely and easy to navigate.

Lastly, this software has a really low false positive rate, especially compared to similar other products I've tried.

Cons: There's really nothing to dislike about this software. Before now, I used to hate how I was frequently being reminded about the paid version. But once I switched and started enjoying the full benefits of this software, I have zero complaints.

Overall: Malwarebytes is a very great and indispensable software. I've been using it for a couple of years nlw, it has helped to protect me from ransomware attacks. It gives peace of mind knowing that it can stop an attack even before it begins.

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Malwarebytes for value PC Protection

Dec 07, 2018
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
Features & Functionality

4 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: - Small install with big results

- All round anti virus/malware software

- Blocks unwanted attacks on your network and pc

- Phone add one

- Available for all platforms

- FREE! (limited features)

Cons: - Enhanced features cost more $$

- Can be a little confusing to navigate for some

- Some adds in free ersion

Overall: I love this app. I have it installed on all of my devices from my android phone, pc laptop, and Ipad. It protects me when browsing websites. Scans are fact and thorough. You can configure how deep you want the scan to go into your folder system. On my phone I can use it to block calls, and it identifies scam calls which I can ignore. It also works with other anti virus software, so it doesn't conflict. It is also great on battery life, and doesn't drain your phone if that's where you use it. It's not just an antivirus, but also detects malware, and spyware, to give an all round 360 degree protection for your device. Again, you can and should upgrad to the premium version to take advantage of all of it's features.

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There is confidence in ignorance, Malwarebytes proves that.

Jul 10, 2018
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: I don't like to have to get too involved in the security of my machines, simply because I'm busy and need a product that allows me to get on with what I really need to be doing. Malwarebytes allows me to do just that. I installed Malwarebytes along with ESET about 10 years ago and have had no reason to change. Simple setup, complete confidence in security, and enough tools to keep a geek happy. I don't completely ignore my security, I just don't want to be hindered or constantly told about something. I have MB installed on 3 laptops and 3 desktops at home, and never have any issues.

Cons: In the early days of MB, the website wasn't really marketed well, and so it was difficult to really know what you were getting. That led to a lot of concern. That's gone.

Overall: Malwarebytes Pro, along with ESET Internet Security, is the only setup I trust, both for my laptops and my desktops.

We are a small business using Malwarebytes Premium and love it.

May 23, 2017
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: It is inexpensive but very comprehensive in the virus and malware protection that it provides. Our business runs over the internet so it is critical that our computers not get damaged or infected. I have seen it in action catching threats on my own pc and instantly quarantining them and removing them. It is also set to prevent the recent ransomware attacks.

Cons: From a management standpoint, it would be nice if there was a way for the manager to be notified if a threat is found on a pc - that way we could double check to make sure the employee is not causing any problems by web sites they access etc. Right now we are on the honor system for the employees to self report. The software works great though.

Overall: Malwarebytes protects our pc's from harmful web sites, viruses, worms, etc and we have used it for quite a few years now. We are a small business, so we need software that allows us to easily handle IT issues in-house.

Best antivirus software

Jan 13, 2019
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: I have been using MalwareBytes on both my old computer, and instantly again when I updgraded. Their key activation feature quickly helped me migrate by disabling it on the old one and enabling it on the new one.

The pros about this software would mostly be the up-to date database of every virus and malware, which also includes web protection. I have numerous times been stopped from accessing websites that would otherwise be shady, and in the rare case when I might be sure that the website is secure, it only takes two clicks to add it to the exception list.

Cons: The few cons are some technical difficulties with the software a few times. It sometimes doesn't show the MalwareBytes icon in the taskbar, even though it is correctly running. There was a problem once where Malwarebytes took a lot of memory, but it was patched in less than a week!

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Keeping my family safe since 2011 (and probably earlier)

Apr 16, 2018
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
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Pros: I've been a Pro subscriber of MalwareBytes since 2011. Before that, I used the free version for years whenever I thought something might be "off" on my PC. By 2011, the free version was no longer an option since I needed realtime protection for myself and my family.

This is always the first application I recommend to friends and family. And it's always the first install on any PC I work on. If anyone asks me for help with a slow PC or weird popups, I have this saved on my USB keychain ready for installation.

This is *the* malware app to own and use on a daily basis with all the new threats popping up every day.

Cons: Although this actively scans each website you visit, I wish there was a way to pre-emptively paste a hyperlink somewhere to have it checked before I click it.

Overall: Daily protection from malware and nefarious websites.

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Malware bytes review

Dec 06, 2018
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
Features & Functionality
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Pros: I only came across this amazing software some days back while surfing through youtube to find a solution to a problem on my windows laptop, i was advised to download malware bytes, scan my files and it'll fix it. True to the directions, the problem was fixed and i never heard of it again.

Ease of use; as a first timer eho was trying the software for the first time, at a glance, the menus and icons all looked complex but it was only from a first timers perspective, i got my way around it quickly, got it to scan my files and voila, i was done with it. Had to keep it installed on my system as back uo just in case the problem resurfaces but it hasn't.

Pricing; regardless of the premium features packed in this software, you get a free 30 days trial to see things for yourself if getting the premium subscription is worth it or not.

With malware bytes, you never have to worry about the safety of your personal computer or the files on them again, even better, you're fully shielded from ransomewares.

Cons: Protection; its not a wrong to say malware bytes is not near perfection just yet as there are softwares in its category that will beat it hands down when it comes to wholesome protection of your files, with malware bytes, you only get about 90% protection.

My opinion of using Malwarebytes on my devices

Apr 10, 2018
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
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Pros: This software does what it says it does, with the latest updates it automatically is scanning in background while you do whatever it is you are doing on your pc. It wont slow up your computer and it will find malware automatically and just pop up with it and ask you what you would like to do with the file. I have had no issues with Malware since using this software. There is a free version when it is expired you just uninstall and reinstall it for free.

Cons: I dont have really anything negative to say about this software I been using it for quite some time now, granted it will always work better hand in hand with another anti viruse program. it works good as long as I have used it as a basic malware remover. You just have to try it your self to decide if you like it or not.

Overall: In my opinion, this Malwarebytes removal software helps to protect business systems and personal systems from traditional threats, including Trojans, adware, and spyware, as well as new and emerging threats. It does what it is supposed to do in my opinion

This is all I need and then some

Dec 19, 2018
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: I really appreciate how Malwarebytes works behind the scenes and is always watching what is going on when I am connected. I have a three-computer subscription, which was offered at an excellent price for three years. It scans every 24 hours for anything it may have missed, while I'm working, and nothing slows down while it's looking. All I see, at 3:00 PM every day, is a confirmation that everything is A-OK, and occasionally it will tell me that there are a few things that should be quarantined or deleted.

Cons: Of course, even with the very fair price I paid, I wish it was even cheaper!

Overall: I use the internet for a lot in my small business, and do a lot of uploading and downloading files. I and need the assurance that software like Malwarebytes provides me. It does exactly that. When my contract expires in another 6 months, I am positive that I will be renewing.

A Must Have On Every Computer

Apr 16, 2019
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
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Pros: Malwarebytes is a must have tool added on to your current antivirus program. It's can scan for certain malware that some antivirus programs look over. Best of all it's free. There is is premium version that allow automatic scans, but is not necessary. A huge pro is you can scan individual files or folders in case you think you may have accidentally downloaded something harmful. The Premium version allows active monitoring of websites and downloads which is definitely a plus. Since using Malwarebytes we have never had a virus issue or information leak.

Cons: One thing that would make this software better is a registry cleaning tool and HDD optimization tool. Other than that It's a perfect program.

Overall: If you don't have this software already, definitely get it. They give you a long free trial so you can see just how good it is.

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Protection you need

Dec 16, 2018
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
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Pros: How fast it runs! It removes unwanted malicious software bytes as soon as it hits your computer. I have relied on Malwarebytes for years along with my anti-virus software. It has successfully cleaned my computer on more than one occasion from nasty malware.

Cons: Sometimes I get false positives and then I have to go inside and make a rule so that it leaves particular software alone but it's really not a problem once you do this you don't have to worry about it again.

Overall: My overall experience is very positive it does what it says it's going to do and it functions well. It's very quick and I mean quick unless you're doing a full scan but even the full scan is very fast and I have 3 hard drives that I scan, about 80 gigs scanned in less than half an hour that's pretty fast and that's on the complete scan the quick scan a minute maybe a minute and a half it's great.

The 'Free' Version is Good, Premium is STUPENDOUS

Mar 07, 2019
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
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Pros: The Free Version is pretty trouble free, worry free. It will warn you to check for updates to signatures and scan every few weeks. The premium, will automatically update every few hours and scan at your scheduled times. What happens with the discovered software/malware in either version is up to you, but in both cases, until you make the decision, it is isolated so it can't harm your machine. And if you tell Malwarebytes to Ignore a PUP, it DOES! Other programs sometimes FORGET

Cons: I have found about the program that I dislike or could not work.

Overall: I WAH, and partake of some risky ventures with my computer. Surveys, PTR, PTW, that type of email. Malwarebytes has saved my laptop from some nasty programs. I have been using this program for YEARS. I can't imagine being on the internet without it. Thank you Malwarebytes.

Malwarebytes Review

Dec 27, 2018
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
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Pros: Malwarebytes is an excellent program, it finds ad-ware, spy-ware, trojan horses and other bad programs on my computer that an anti-virus may not find. I believe it is so important to have Malwarebytes working along with my anti-virus to truly protect my computer. I would never be without it. I use the free version which works great, a friend uses the paid version and it's great to use for the person who is less 'techie' or has a hard time remembering to run the program manually.

Cons: The only drawback to the free version of Malwarebytes is my own problem of remembering to run it on a regular basis. With the paid version, which runs itself, that would not be a problem.

Overall: My computer is cleaner and safer when I use Malwarebytes, it cleans up bad 'things' that anti-virus doesn't catch.

Our Trusted Antivirus Software

May 10, 2018
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
Value for Money

Pros: We use this as our primary antivirus software. When I started working at my current position, I was actually very pleasantly surprised to find that out, because I have used Malwarebytes on a personal level for many years.

This software has a great user interface, but most importantly: It works. That's all that really matters in the antivirus community, but that's what Malwarebytes has always excelled at.

Personally, I use Malwarebytes along with another antivirus software, but every single time I have a problem with any of my computers, it seems that Malwarebytes is always the one to detect and remove the problem.

Cons: This isn't really a valid complaint, but I wish the Paid versions were Free!

But who doesn't wish great stuff was free?

The go-to solution for elite security software

Mar 08, 2019
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
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Pros: I had never paid for security software before Malwarebytes. There's a significant sense of security that makes you feel protected on your own devices, and it was an easy decision for me to subscribe (at a reasonable price) for continued service. It keeps my PC running smoothly and free of interruptions from malware and suspicious website apps. I have installed Malwarebytes on my family's devices as well, which gives me peace of mind to keep our information safe.

Cons: Haven't had a chance to experience any negatives yet. It does its job well, and stays in the background for the most part.

Overall: Malwarebytes is the best solution for personal Internet/PC security. With so many different infiltrating programs/malware out there, you need to have a reliable, adaptive security system like Malwarebytes.

The robust and powerful security we know from personal use covers your business as well

Jan 18, 2018
5/5
Overall

4 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

3 / 5
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Comments: It's Malwarebytes for Business - what else can you ask for!

Pros: Malwarebytes is the go-to for anti-malware and security protection for personal use all over the world. It only makes sense to use them when available in the business arena. The cloud-based solution allows for remote cleaning of infected machines on Mac or PC which allows businesses to protect any of their customers - even in a BYOD environment. Since our deployment, we haven't had an infection of malware that was able to penetrate our system through any infected device. In the world of security - it's not if you'll get infected, it's when! And Malwarebytes is what you want when that happens.

Cons: There's really only two cons. First, it can be a bit pricey per machine. I wish there was a greater discount as the device count was higher, and a discount for government or non-profit/charity type businesses. Second, when running, it uses up a lot of system resources, causing the machines to run slower at times and almost un-usable during a scan. I realize this is the case with any type of security program, but still something to point out.

After install, we get more to clean and have had no infections

Apr 24, 2018
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

4 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
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Pros: ease of use, back ground searches, updates are not interfering with my operations; I have this on all computers because of their licensing policies that are very fair; I get the reports I want when I need them, and without extraneous info. The interface is not just "intuitive" ( which means you have to be an Apple user or some sort of mind reader) it is actually plain and straight forward, that makes the learning curve very nice.

Cons: I have had a bit of a problem switching licenses to add a computer that has a stand alone license. Sometimes it turns off, requiring a manual reboot and restart.

Overall: it protects me and my computers, and when a problem shows up, it will stop the browser and won't let me in -- keeps me from mistakes in site entry.

Number 1 Anti virus!

Sep 07, 2018
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
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Pros: This software is great, I have been using it on every computer and all my clients for now 5-6 years. I wouldn't consider another anti virus as of late. This does everything, the real time protection with premium is so nice, there is many options and everything is easy to use and understand which other anti viruses have had issues achieving. It is great to finally have a software that you can truly rely on and not be worried anymore!

Cons: Cannot think of any cons, perhaps the only thing I would suggest is to change their trial from 14 days to 30 days, I pay by the year personally so I have not used or needed any trial but I feel people seeing a 30 day offer may have them more keen on trying out malwarebytes.

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The De Facto Anti-Malware Solution

Feb 15, 2019
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: Malwarebytes is such a breath of fresh air in comparison to the normal set of "anti-virus" programs such as McAfee and Norton. With Malwarebytes, you have a much less intrusive solution with a clean UI, and easy to understand tools at your disposal. Even the scans themselves feel much faster than the competition.

Cons: Although less-intrusive than the competition, Malwarebytes can still be resource-heavy, so expect some slowdown in performance when actively running it on a lower end machine. The price of the premium license itself is also fairly expensive, so keep that in mind.

Overall: Even with the downfalls of Malwarebytes, I wouldn't want to use any other anti-malware solution. Especially since Malwarebytes complements Windows Defender so well.

6 years with MalwareBytes

Mar 29, 2019
4/5
Overall

4 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
Features & Functionality
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Pros: I have been using MalwareBytes since 2013. I love its ease of use and user-friendly interface. I have reinstalled this software on multiple conputers and I rarely modified its settings because it comes with the best default settings to protect your computers. It has a efficient scanning system that detect malware on your computer and does not eat too much of your computer resources.

Cons: Its web protection system can get easily triggered and block you if you access even a slightly risky website.

Overall: It comes with a powerful ransomware protection system that protect me from such problematic malware that is devastating towards business user like me. My overall experience has been great as it is user-friendly and protect my computer very well from malware.

a great second defense

Apr 17, 2019
4/5
Overall

3 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

3 / 5
Customer Support

4 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: Antiviruses are important but they do not protect against everything. SpyWare, AdWare and MalWare are all threats too and they can very easily sneak past a typical Anti-Virus. This is were Malware Bytes comes into play this software is specifically designed to watch for those as threats that the Anti-Virus software tends to miss.

Cons: How passive the software it does catch most of the smaller threats but it still have vulnerabilities and if the software has a more aggressive approach it could help.

Overall: With so many threats ebing outthere in this digital age, it is even more important to not only have an anti virus but also have a good second defense if any threats get past your main anti virus and Malware Bytes does this better than most.