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

Product Details

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

Contact Details

Malwarebytes

https://www.malwarebytes.org/

Located in United States

Starting Price

  • $47.22/year/user

Platform

  • Installed - Mac
  • Cloud, SaaS, Web
  • Installed - Windows
  • Mobile - iOS Native
  • Mobile - Android Native

Malwarebytes Features

Anti Spam
Anti Virus
Email Attachment Protection
Event Tracking
IP Protection
Intrusion Detection System
Threat Response
Vulnerability Scanning
Web Threat Management
Web Traffic Reporting

Malwarebytes Reviews

Overall
4.5/5
Ease of Use
4.5/5
Customer Service
4.5/5

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Christopher B.
Dental Hygienist
Medical Practice, 11-50 employees
Used the software for: 2+ years
Overall Rating
5/5
Ease of Use
5/5
Features
5/5
Value for Money
5/5
Likelihood to Recommend
10/10
Reviewer Source 
Source: Capterra
September 19, 2019

“Simple, Yet Effective and Powerful Anti-Virus Software”

OverallI first discovered Malwarebytes years ago when my computer got a nasty virus that pretty much made my computer non-functional. I got a recommendation to download Malwarebytes while in safe-mode. I followed the advice, downloaded the software and Malwarebytes quarantined all of the bugs and malware attacking my computer. I had tried other softwares to fix this problem and had no luck. Malwarebytes had my computer virus-free and back to normal quickly. Shortly after, I purchased the paid version of the software and have used it and recommended it to everyone I know. We even use it at my dental office.
ProsThe price! The value and price for this software is exceptional. This software is such a high quality product that is so much more affordable and than its competitors. This software is straight and to the point. A super simple interface that is very easy to use. Malwarebytes does it's job and it does it very well by quarantining and removing viruses and malware. It scans your computer daily to keep your information and computer safe.
ConsI have never had any issues with Malwarebytes. I couldn't tell you how their customer service is because I've never had to use it!
Reviewer Source 
Source: Capterra
September 19, 2019
Verified Reviewer
Retail, 10,001+ employees
Used the software for: 2+ years
Overall Rating
5/5
Ease of Use
5/5
Customer Service
5/5
Features
5/5
Value for Money
5/5
Likelihood to Recommend
10/10
Reviewer Source 
Source: Capterra
September 9, 2019

“Malware Bytes Review”

Overallit's great to have peace of mind that our systems are protected against malware and ransomware, always finds issues and corrects them have never had any issues whatsoever
ProsThe best overall advantage of using Malwarebytes is the simplicity of performing routine tasks. and the ease of scheduling tasks.
ConsNotifications pop up frequently and some of the settings to stop them from comming up can be a bit hard to understand
Reviewer Source 
Source: Capterra
September 9, 2019
Matthew Z.
Owner
Entertainment, 1-10 employees
Used the software for: 2+ years
Overall Rating
5/5
Ease of Use
5/5
Customer Service
5/5
Features
5/5
Value for Money
5/5
Likelihood to Recommend
10/10
Reviewer Source 
Source: Capterra
July 24, 2019

“Great product”

OverallPerfect. Even when I lost my account they got it back for me.
ProsI was able to get this pro version for a one time fee for up to 3 computers. I love it. I use it along side Ccleaner. I've never had any problems. Easy updates and automatic scannings. I can never tell when it's running a scan because it uses a small amount of processes.
ConsI don't know anything I don't like about it. I've been using it for 10 years.
Reviewer Source 
Source: Capterra
July 24, 2019
Brian K.
Designer
Graphic Design, Self-employed
Used the software for: 1-2 years
Overall Rating
5/5
Ease of Use
5/5
Customer Service
4/5
Features
5/5
Value for Money
3/5
Likelihood to Recommend
8/10
Reviewer Source 
Source: Capterra
September 13, 2018

“Malwarebytes Premium is well worth the money invested!”

OverallHmm...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.
ProsVery 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!
ConsWhen 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.
Reviewer Source 
Source: Capterra
September 13, 2018
Renee C.
Owner
Hospital & Health Care, 1-10 employees
Used the software for: 2+ years
Overall Rating
5/5
Ease of Use
5/5
Customer Service
1/5
Features
5/5
Value for Money
5/5
Likelihood to Recommend
10/10
Reviewer Source 
Source: Capterra
March 24, 2018

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

OverallThis saves and cleans my computers, all of them, from every beastie out there, and has never failed me, even when every other product has.
ProsThis 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.
ConsThe 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.
Reviewer Source 
Source: Capterra
March 24, 2018
Verified Reviewer
Oil & Energy, 51-200 employees
Used the software for: Less than 6 months
Overall Rating
4/5
Ease of Use
5/5
Features
3/5
Value for Money
3/5
Likelihood to Recommend
7/10
Reviewer Source 
Source: Capterra
November 23, 2018

“great for android, average for pc”

OverallI 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.
ProsMy 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.
ConsMalwarebytes 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.
Reviewer Source 
Source: Capterra
November 23, 2018
Ron H.
Web Developer
Higher Education, 10,001+ employees
Used the software for: 2+ years
Overall Rating
5/5
Ease of Use
5/5
Features
5/5
Value for Money
5/5
Likelihood to Recommend
10/10
Reviewer Source 
Source: Capterra
July 29, 2019

“What's better than no infections?”

ProsMalwarebytes is simply a no-brainer when it comes to desktop protection. Not only do I run this on my work machines, I have it protection my home computers as well. It's as simple as the classic infomercial says. "Set it and forget it!" Once it's installed, other than making sure to upgrade to new versions, Malwarebytes works. But, how do you really know you're not just flushing money down the toilet? Simple! You don't get infected with malware, trojans or ransomware. Yes, ransomware! Malwarebytes even protects you against ransomware. It's also reassuring to look at the reports on just how many things are blocked in terms of websites or the nefarious ads on a web page. You can see that it's actively protecting you with minimal overhead in terms of resource utilization (processor, memory, etc.)
ConsI have no complaints other than one update that was bugged and quickly fixed.
Reviewer Source 
Source: Capterra
July 29, 2019
Verified Reviewer
Information Technology and Services, 1-10 employees
Used the software for: 2+ years
Overall Rating
5/5
Ease of Use
5/5
Customer Service
5/5
Features
5/5
Value for Money
5/5
Likelihood to Recommend
10/10
Reviewer Source 
Source: Capterra
January 25, 2019

“The best virus removal software I've encountered”

OverallWhilst 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.
ProsExtremely 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
ConsUpdates 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.
Reviewer Source 
Source: Capterra
January 25, 2019
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Alison W.
PowerSchool Administrator
51-200 employees
Used the software for: 2+ years
Overall Rating
5/5
Ease of Use
5/5
Customer Service
5/5
Features
5/5
Value for Money
5/5
Likelihood to Recommend
10/10
Reviewer Source 
Source: Capterra
October 11, 2017

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

ProsI 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!
ConsDriven 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.
Reviewer Source 
Source: Capterra
October 11, 2017
Pam K.
Sr. Sysadmin
Airlines/Aviation, 51-200 employees
Used the software for: 2+ years
Overall Rating
4/5
Ease of Use
5/5
Customer Service
4/5
Features
3/5
Value for Money
4/5
Likelihood to Recommend
7/10
Reviewer Source 
Source: Capterra
July 25, 2019

“Malwarebytes For Home ”

OverallWe have been able to meet our customers expectations of having a secure network in which to hold their proprietary data.
ProsIt's great for Home Use. Simple updates, good security coverage.
ConsFor Enterprise the deployment was a little sketch behind our enterprise firewalls. It seems to need full access to the Internet to behave consistently.
Reviewer Source 
Source: Capterra
July 25, 2019
Heidi S.
Graphic Designer
Graphic Design, Self-employed
Used the software for: 2+ years
Overall Rating
4/5
Ease of Use
3/5
Customer Service
5/5
Features
3/5
Value for Money
5/5
Likelihood to Recommend
10/10
Reviewer Source 
Source: Capterra
July 11, 2018

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

OverallA high standard of protection against constant virus threats from all daily activity on the internet. A good choice for any level of computer user.
ProsI 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.
ConsUnfortunately 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.
Reviewer Source 
Source: Capterra
July 11, 2018
Steven H.
Engineer
Information Services, 201-500 employees
Used the software for: 2+ years
Overall Rating
5/5
Ease of Use
5/5
Customer Service
4/5
Features
4/5
Value for Money
4/5
Likelihood to Recommend
9/10
Reviewer Source 
Source: Capterra
July 25, 2019

“Product works great and powerful free version”

ProsI like the the fact that the free version is still very feature rich, not lacking many features compared to the paid version. Also blocks malware very well and finds many malicious files when compared to other free antivirus.
ConsI wish I had more control over the way that is scans, white listing, blacklisting, etc. These are minor complaints though and not at all something preventing me to use it.
Reviewer Source 
Source: Capterra
July 25, 2019
Verified Reviewer
Retail, 1-10 employees
Used the software for: 2+ years
Overall Rating
5/5
Ease of Use
5/5
Customer Service
4/5
Features
4/5
Value for Money
3/5
Likelihood to Recommend
8/10
Reviewer Source 
Source: Capterra
April 12, 2019

“Very lightweight, yet powerful anti-malware program”

OverallOverall, 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.
ProsMalwarebytes 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).
ConsNo 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.
Reviewer Source 
Source: Capterra
April 12, 2019
Lorraine C.
Manager/Author
Writing and Editing, Self-employed
Used the software for: 2+ years
Overall Rating
5/5
Ease of Use
5/5
Customer Service
4/5
Features
5/5
Value for Money
4/5
Likelihood to Recommend
10/10
Reviewer Source 
Source: Capterra
February 9, 2018

“Love knowing my computer is secure!”

OverallTotal computer security and peace of mind at a highly affordable price.
ProsMalware 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.
Reviewer Source 
Source: Capterra
February 9, 2018
Verified Reviewer
Hospitality, 51-200 employees
Used the software for: 6-12 months
Overall Rating
5/5
Ease of Use
5/5
Customer Service
4/5
Features
5/5
Value for Money
3/5
Likelihood to Recommend
9/10
Reviewer Source 
Source: Capterra
January 26, 2018

“Malwarebytes Review ”

OverallSome 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.
ProsMalwarebytes 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.
ConsOne 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.
Reviewer Source 
Source: Capterra
January 26, 2018
Michael E.
IT Manager
Construction, 201-500 employees
Used the software for: 2+ years
Overall Rating
5/5
Ease of Use
5/5
Customer Service
5/5
Features
5/5
Value for Money
5/5
Likelihood to Recommend
10/10
Reviewer Source 
Source: Capterra
September 17, 2019

“I would not leave home without it.... Malwarebytes”

OverallI have had this program detect and prevent my PC's from becoming infected with malware. I also get an e-mail when one of my users get attacked. This allows me to be faster in the removal of offending files.
ProsI appreciate the centralized management console where I can manage my subscriptions and keep all my computers updated with the latest signatures. And notification when a PC is attacked.
ConsThe free version does not have real time scanning. I feel at the very least the free version should have real time scanning, and maybe only get updated manually.
Reviewer Source 
Source: Capterra
September 17, 2019
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Rajkumar A T.
Technical Process Executive (Data - Search Analyst)
Information Technology and Services, 1-10 employees
Used the software for: 2+ years
Overall Rating
4/5
Ease of Use
4/5
Customer Service
4/5
Features
4/5
Value for Money
3/5
Likelihood to Recommend
9/10
Reviewer Source 
Source: Capterra
July 16, 2019

“Much more than just an Anti-Malware!”

OverallIt has become one of my favourite softwares and security solutions. I am lucky to have a lifetime license of it. Cheers!
ProsAs my title states, it is much more than your traditional Anti-Malware, or an anti-virus. It has always new features getting added to it, and new modules being integrated, making it grow and become better with every release (apart from the usual software bugs).
ConsI wish they bring back the lifetime upgrades licensing. Also, it is hard to make an account i.e register on their official forum. I wish they reply more fast to support tickets (I know they have plenty of support tickets to solve being such a large brand now). I wish the software was less heavy on resources.
Reviewer Source 
Source: Capterra
July 16, 2019
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Amy G.
Graduate Teaching Assistant
Higher Education, Self-employed
Used the software for: 2+ years
Overall Rating
4/5
Ease of Use
4/5
Customer Service
5/5
Features
5/5
Value for Money
5/5
Likelihood to Recommend
9/10
Reviewer Source 
Source: Capterra
September 17, 2019

“A reliable free or low-cost security option”

OverallMalwarebytes makes me more confident as a general computer user, but also as someone whose job is primarily based online. There's a lot of data exchanged between my computer and Malwarebytes takes away the worry of my computer being made more vulnerable to external threats.
ProsMy favorite part about Malwarebytes is that it offers a free version and paid because the free allows me to test out the product. I also love this software because it does not come with all the annoying pop up notifications or emails. It's simple to navigate when doing scans and identifying malware. Some malware software is tedious or limited in its scope.
ConsI wish Malwarebytes was more compatible with my mac. At times, my computer freezes during scans or takes an extremely long time to load pages and applications when performing scans. Malwarebytes seems to take up a lot of memory.
Reviewer Source 
Source: Capterra
September 17, 2019
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Sofia R.
Freelance Copywriter
Internet, Self-employed
Used the software for: 2+ years
Overall Rating
5/5
Ease of Use
5/5
Customer Service
5/5
Features
5/5
Value for Money
5/5
Likelihood to Recommend
10/10
Reviewer Source 
Source: Capterra
May 14, 2019

“ The best malware protection”

OverallI've been using it for some years and every day I 'm convinced that it's the best antimalware and antivirus in the world. I have it on all my devices (laptop, PC, tablet and smartphone) and I feel very confident that my information is protected. These devices are also my work tools, so I take great care of them. The money I pay for this antimalware is worth it. I have not had problems but many benefits when using it. The first time I installed it was due to a virus that I could not eliminate with anything and Malwarebyes did it with the free version, so do not hesitate to buy the Premium version. I recommend it.
ProsMalwarebytes is an excellent software because it not only removes malware but also Trojans, spyware and all kinds of viruses that try to damage my devices even before they carry out an attack, and also protects them from ramsoware. It has real-time protection and detects which pages are not safe as I browse the Internet. The scan can be programmed to be performed every so often and has a quick scan which only takes a few minutes, although the PC slows down a lot. Your app is very functional and practical. The user interface is intuitive, easy to use.
ConsI've no complaints about this antimalware, on the contrary it has got me out of trouble more than once. It is the best antimalware in the world.
Reviewer Source 
Source: Capterra
May 14, 2019
Racey C.
IT Operations Manager
Information Technology and Services, 201-500 employees
Used the software for: 2+ years
Overall Rating
5/5
Ease of Use
5/5
Customer Service
5/5
Features
5/5
Value for Money
5/5
Likelihood to Recommend
10/10
Reviewer Source 
Source: Capterra
December 5, 2017

“Malwarebytes has kept my environment malware free for years.”

OverallNot having to deal with malware infected machines, ever, at all, period.
ProsShortly 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.
ConsThe 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.
Reviewer Source 
Source: Capterra
December 5, 2017
Michael P.
Warehouse Personell
Food & Beverages, 10,001+ employees
Used the software for: 2+ years
Overall Rating
5/5
Ease of Use
5/5
Customer Service
5/5
Features
5/5
Value for Money
5/5
Likelihood to Recommend
10/10
Reviewer Source 
Source: Capterra
September 7, 2019

“The best Virus and Malware protection at a decent price”

OverallBefore using it in the business world, I was a Malwarebytes user at home. I was shown it when working for a tech company, and decided to use it myself. Overall, I have not had a negative experience with the software.
ProsLove real time protection and web protection. It is nice to not have to worry about viruses and to be notified as you are entering dangerous areas of the internet. Also, being able to have the basic items for use at the free level is really nice as well.
ConsThe free version does not have real time protection, which is totally understandable. some people may not agree with the price, but I found it to be fair honestly.
Reviewer Source 
Source: Capterra
September 7, 2019
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Steve B.
User Experience Lead
Financial Services, 10,001+ employees
Used the software for: 2+ years
Overall Rating
5/5
Ease of Use
5/5
Features
5/5
Value for Money
4/5
Likelihood to Recommend
9/10
Reviewer Source 
Source: Capterra
July 30, 2019

“It fills in the gaps of of Windows Defender”

OverallOn machines where local administrative access is granted, the tool is great to deploy when the machine is performing sub-par and usually identifies many tasks or files that can be deleted. This information is useful to send up the chain to network administrators to modify firewalls and other scanning tools to be responsive to new threats. However, "antivirus" programs vary greatly in what they scan, and for some this tool is mildly redundant. While unrealistic, it would be great if tools such as these recognized other similar tools and didn't try to wrestle control of threat assessment away from the default, especially when it's not the native OS tool. Regardless, this tool remains an excellent one in any arsenal of someone who is troubleshooting a PC that is not operating as expected.
ProsGreat at removing "threats" not considered as such by native/host OS solutions. Simple and intuitive interface offers excellent insights into what was found, what is or should be done, and in plain language.
ConsIt is not always easy to get approval to have it run on machines where admin rights are not granted. This is understandable given the level of read access it needs to perform its job can be restrictive when run from a browser, but some competitors offer this service and, while not as robust at targeting malware, are more helpful.
Reviewer Source 
Source: Capterra
July 30, 2019
Caleb J.
Junior Web Developer
Information Technology and Services, 501-1000 employees
Used the software for: 2+ years
Overall Rating
4/5
Ease of Use
4/5
Customer Service
3/5
Features
4/5
Value for Money
3/5
Likelihood to Recommend
7/10
Reviewer Source 
Source: Capterra
July 25, 2019

“Malwarebytes - Super anti-malware software”

ProsMalwarebytes is an awesome scanner that is well known to rid your system of infections such as adware, spyware etc. I have been using this software fatefully for over 2 years with little to no major issues. It is light on resources and performs scans in batch mode versus scanning all opened files which greatly reduces interference if you might have other anti-malware software or anti-virus software running on your machine. There two unique versions available, the free (manual) version to give you a feel of its premium features and performance and the paid version when you have been convinced that this is the right software for the job which is normally used in conjunction with your favorite anti-virus software to provide the ultimate protection. Compared to traditional anti-virus software, Malwarebytes is superior with advance artificial intelligence, application hardening and behavior matching that totally eliminates malware that it might have never encountered before, allowing you a piece of mind while your surf the internet.
ConsI have had such an awesome experience, I have no cons.
Reviewer Source 
Source: Capterra
July 25, 2019
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dishant s.
crowd sourcing
Computer Software, 11-50 employees
Used the software for: 1-2 years
Overall Rating
5/5
Ease of Use
4/5
Customer Service
4/5
Features
5/5
Value for Money
5/5
Likelihood to Recommend
10/10
Reviewer Source 
Source: Capterra
April 30, 2019

“Best antimalware software”

OverallMy overall experience with Malwarebytes is quite satisfying. I found it a useful software against online threats. If you have to download a lot of files or documents into your business laptop, you must have this software installed.
ProsI love Malwarebytes. It has a robust scanning system which can detect the hardest viruses out there. It has some of the very competitive features in the market like: 1. It can scan the messages of your smartphone and detects if it's a scam or contains any suspicious link. It will automatically send all the malicious and fraud messages into the junk box. 2. It will block all the unwanted ads from the device and the adware also. 3. Malwarebytes has one of the best and most frequently updated virus definition in the market. 4. It will automatically block all the call and messages from the known scammers and fraudsters. 5. Very ideal for detecting certain rootkits which were left undetected from other popular antiviruses.
ConsMalware byte is a handy antimalware software which is already protecting millions of devices. But, there are a few cons which I would like to mention. The first thing is that Malwarebytes can be a little for some people after the first discounted year. It also doesn't support real-time protection in the free version. Sometimes, it starts blocking the safer services also.
Reviewer Source 
Source: Capterra
April 30, 2019
Verified Reviewer
Government Administration, 201-500 employees
Used the software for: 2+ years
Overall Rating
5/5
Ease of Use
5/5
Features
5/5
Likelihood to Recommend
10/10
Reviewer Source 
Source: Capterra
July 19, 2019

“Malwarebytes Cost Effectively ”

OverallMalwarebytes has been valuable both in trial mode when proposing the software to a new client and in full licensed mode when migrating many PCs at a customer site. Malwarebytes has proven itself not only when dealing with users that unknowingly click nd open questionable files, but also when user visit questionable website/download from a questionable website.
ProsMalwarebytes has been a goto for me for several years - particularly when I am implementing/deploying and supporting new systems. I've used many other products that are not only very expensive per seat, but also have a very large installation footprint that impacts system performance. Malwarebytes outperforms other solutions in both of these areas.
ConsThe option to silence some warnings would be helpful as to not panic some non-technical users.
Reviewer Source 
Source: Capterra
July 19, 2019
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Arlette E.
Content creator
Internet, Self-employed
Used the software for: I used a free trial
Overall Rating
5/5
Ease of Use
5/5
Features
5/5
Likelihood to Recommend
10/10
Reviewer Source 
Source: Capterra
July 3, 2019

“It's extremely efficient”

OverallMalwarebytes saved my smartphone! It eliminated a virus that no other antivirus could eliminate, so I'm very grateful with this software. I installed it on my laptop and also it eliminated the viruses that were hidden, which were not detected by another antivirus. It's excellent and it's worth paying for this software. Both the laptop and my cell phone are my working tools, so it's important for me to feel that they're protected.
ProsWhat I liked the most is that it's extremely efficient! The download is free and has a trial period of 14 days in which you can use almost all the functions of this powerful antimalware. I really liked the user interface, not only because it's organized and friendly, but it's visually appealing. I really like the version for smartphones, it's excellent, the analysis doesn't slow down the processes of the cell phone and it's a light application.
ConsI've nothing bad to say about this software. I'm using the trial version and I'm very happy with what it offers.
Reviewer Source 
Source: Capterra
July 3, 2019
Verified Reviewer
Retail, Self-employed
Used the software for: 2+ years
Overall Rating
5/5
Ease of Use
5/5
Customer Service
5/5
Features
5/5
Value for Money
5/5
Likelihood to Recommend
10/10
Reviewer Source 
Source: Capterra
May 17, 2019

“Malwarebytes bites back online stopping hackers and virus.”

OverallWell having using this for long time now i am glad i have it. It saves me from thinking that i need a specialist to work on my computers and laptops. Malwarebytes really does work. I am very happy with this and i am sure you will too. Go ahead and try it. You won't be disappointed. I am glad i have it. It a real life saver.
ProsWhen i had a problem with my computer one night i had to shut it down. I couldn't do anything with computer. Til someone that had the malwarebytes and told me how it got their computer back online and cleared out the virus and hackers. So i went ahead to trying this. Believe me when i tell you this malwarebytes got my computer back and running like new. I have been using malwarebytes for since 2008. I will not use any other programs. This takes care of virus and hackers from trying to hurt the hardware. This program is more gear for your hardware and protects it. I don't know what i do without it. It really helps me alot with everything i use computer and laptops.
ConsI don't any down fall with this program. It really does work and does the job to help your computers and laptops. I highly recommend anyone to use malwarebytes.
Reviewer Source 
Source: Capterra
May 17, 2019
John B.
Owner
Information Technology and Services, Self-employed
Used the software for: 2+ years
Overall Rating
5/5
Ease of Use
5/5
Customer Service
5/5
Features
5/5
Value for Money
5/5
Likelihood to Recommend
10/10
Reviewer Source 
Source: Capterra
April 23, 2019

“Very effective anti-virus/anti-malware”

OverallI found Malwarebytes several years ago when working on a computer that I thought I could not clean up. It had so much malware on it that it would barely run enough to even move the mouse cursor, let alone actually fix anything. I used every tool I had at the time that would run in safe mode on that computer. I almost gave up. A little bit of "googleing around" led me to Malwarebytes. I gave it a try, and it made a huge difference on that computer. I was able to clean it up completely and made a customer very happy. It would have been easier to just wipe it out and re-load the OS, but the customer was very opposed to that option due to some software they had on there and not being able to get it back if it was wiped out. So, after that one, I started using Malwarebytes on almost everything. Now I have their Techbench product and am a reseller for their products. I'm very impressed with how far they have come over the years with their products.
ProsMalwarebytes is an easy-to-use anti-malware software that is highly effective at what it does. In my experience working on computers for 18+ years, it's the best anti-virus/anti-malware product I have found.
ConsLike almost all other anti-virus/anti-malware products, its memory usage can grow a little over time, but Malwarebytes does seem to keep it under control better than most.
Reviewer Source 
Source: Capterra
April 23, 2019
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Fedra S.
Photographer
Photography, 1-10 employees
Used the software for: 6-12 months
Overall Rating
5/5
Ease of Use
5/5
Customer Service
5/5
Features
5/5
Value for Money
5/5
Likelihood to Recommend
10/10
Reviewer Source 
Source: Capterra
April 8, 2019

“The best protection against viruses and malware”

OverallIn 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.
ProsIt'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.
ConsThis 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.
Reviewer Source 
Source: Capterra
April 8, 2019
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Janette R.
Owner
Management Consulting, Self-employed
Used the software for: 2+ years
Overall Rating
5/5
Ease of Use
5/5
Customer Service
5/5
Features
5/5
Value for Money
5/5
Likelihood to Recommend
10/10
Reviewer Source 
Source: Capterra
December 19, 2018

“The Best Malware Software Available ”

OverallMy 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!
ProsThis 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.
ConsIt 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.
Reviewer Source 
Source: Capterra
December 19, 2018
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Shannon C.
Virtual Support Specialist / Owner
Unspecified
Used the software for: 2+ years
Overall Rating
5/5
Ease of Use
5/5
Customer Service
4/5
Features
5/5
Value for Money
5/5
Likelihood to Recommend
9/10
Reviewer Source 
Source: Capterra
December 7, 2017

“Malwarebytes equals Peace of Mind”

OverallMalwarebytes is easy to use and great at keeping my computers safe.
ProsI'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.
ConsWhile 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.
Reviewer Source 
Source: Capterra
December 7, 2017
Verified Reviewer
Information Technology and Services, 1-10 employees
Used the software for: 6-12 months
Overall Rating
4/5
Ease of Use
5/5
Customer Service
3/5
Features
4/5
Value for Money
4/5
Likelihood to Recommend
8/10
Reviewer Source 
Source: Capterra
July 18, 2019

“Malwarebytes protects my PC from the internet well!”

OverallI and my team are satisfied with this software. Some improvements are needed but overall it is good.
ProsI need to browse the internet, then download and test stuff very often. Malwarebytes helped me scan the files and protect me from malware that harms my PC and steal my information in any way. Not only but also the features to auto-update and scan my PC every day, it really helps a lot and saves my time.
ConsI am using Mac which is perfectly fine using this software. However, my employees are using Malwarebytes on Windows and once in a while, the software will move some of their files to the trash bin.
Reviewer Source 
Source: Capterra
July 18, 2019
Guilherme d.
Finance Analyst
Construction, 1001-5000 employees
Used the software for: 2+ years
Overall Rating
5/5
Ease of Use
5/5
Customer Service
4/5
Features
5/5
Value for Money
4/5
Likelihood to Recommend
10/10
Reviewer Source 
Source: Capterra
June 2, 2019

“No more Malwares on your Computer.”

OverallGreat anti-malware program, certainly one of the best in the market. We have now no more viruses and we keep using with no problems.
ProsWith Malwarebytes we solve a lot of problems that we were having with virus. Different then other antivirus, Malwarebytes identify and get rid of many bad programs. They have a 30 days trial, and if you purchase the paid version, you have the real time malware detection, that blocks websites with potential to infect your business or personal computer.
ConsThere is not much thing to don't like on this software, but maybe they could offer special discounts to old users.
Reviewer Source 
Source: Capterra
June 2, 2019
Verified Reviewer
Financial Services, 1-10 employees
Used the software for: 2+ years
Overall Rating
5/5
Ease of Use
5/5
Features
5/5
Value for Money
5/5
Likelihood to Recommend
10/10
Reviewer Source 
Source: Capterra
March 25, 2019

“Best anti-malware protection at a great price”

OverallI use Malwarebytes on all of my computers, both business and personal, and haven't had any viruses or malware issues since. Highly recommend!
ProsI 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.
ConsI 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.
Reviewer Source 
Source: Capterra
March 25, 2019
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Nipuna R.
Aircraft Maintenance Trainee B1.1
Airlines/Aviation, 11-50 employees
Used the software for: 6-12 months
Overall Rating
4/5
Ease of Use
4/5
Customer Service
4/5
Features
3/5
Value for Money
5/5
Likelihood to Recommend
9/10
Reviewer Source 
Source: Capterra
July 31, 2019

“Cyber Soldier Lite”

OverallIt will really help firms to get free from cyber attacks. Really recommend it with love.
ProsFrequent updates let users to assure the protection of their PCs from latest threats. It is possible to remove and clean affected files with ease and quick. Easy to manage all daily activities.
ConsNot available for Mac devices. That's all cons to say about this product.
Reviewer Source 
Source: Capterra
July 31, 2019
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Tess Y.
Digital Marketing Manager
Publishing, 11-50 employees
Used the software for: 2+ years
Overall Rating
5/5
Ease of Use
5/5
Features
5/5
Value for Money
5/5
Likelihood to Recommend
10/10
Reviewer Source 
Source: Capterra
July 13, 2019

“The essential protection in online world”

OverallI can recommend Malwarebytes for the extra layer of security. It has been working well, it is fast and does not drain the system resources.
ProsI trust Malwarebytes with protecting my devices for the peace of mind for surfing online. It continuously prevents any malign code to enter your computer, before it has any chance to do any harm. It protects from more types of attacks than the typical antivirus software.
ConsThere are several false positives pretty often that require creating manual rules for the affected programs.
Reviewer Source 
Source: Capterra
July 13, 2019
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Garrett G.
Marketing Manager ¿ Technology
Computer Software, 11-50 employees
Used the software for: 2+ years
Overall Rating
5/5
Ease of Use
5/5
Features
5/5
Value for Money
5/5
Likelihood to Recommend
10/10
Reviewer Source 
Source: Capterra
February 5, 2019

“A Must Have on PC”

OverallGreat 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.
ProsMalwarebytes 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.
ConsWhile 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.
Reviewer Source 
Source: Capterra
February 5, 2019
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Jared M. W.
Graduate Research And Teaching Assistant
Higher Education, Unspecified
Used the software for: 2+ years
Overall Rating
5/5
Ease of Use
5/5
Customer Service
5/5
Features
5/5
Value for Money
5/5
Likelihood to Recommend
10/10
Reviewer Source 
Source: Capterra
July 3, 2018

“Best service out there, more important than anti-virus”

OverallSuperior to any anti-virus software. Even the free version is great. This is truly a must-have for anyone.
ProsI 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.
ConsNo 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.
Reviewer Source 
Source: Capterra
July 3, 2018
Verified Reviewer
Civil Engineering, 11-50 employees
Used the software for: 2+ years
Overall Rating
5/5
Ease of Use
5/5
Customer Service
5/5
Features
5/5
Value for Money
5/5
Likelihood to Recommend
10/10
Reviewer Source 
Source: Capterra
June 1, 2018

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

ProsThis 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.
ConsThe 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.
Reviewer Source 
Source: Capterra
June 1, 2018
Suzette R.
Administrator
Education Management, 11-50 employees
Used the software for: 2+ years
Overall Rating
5/5
Ease of Use
4/5
Features
3/5
Value for Money
5/5
Likelihood to Recommend
9/10
Reviewer Source 
Source: Capterra
September 17, 2019

“Protection at a reasonable price”

OverallNeeded something reasonably prices since we have over 10 computer systems. Easy to use and update that now all computer users are able to do this and not just our IT person. Saving money in different ways!
ProsEasy to install and runs in the background without slowing computer system down. Now all computer users are able to easily install updates and keep track of what's going on their computer.
ConsWe have not experienced any issues with this program. We have used it for over 2 years and aren't looking anywhere else.
Reviewer Source 
Source: Capterra
September 17, 2019
Verified Reviewer
Retail, 11-50 employees
Used the software for: 2+ years
Overall Rating
5/5
Ease of Use
5/5
Features
5/5
Likelihood to Recommend
10/10
Reviewer Source 
Source: Capterra
May 22, 2019

“Anti-virus software is not enough”

ProsIn my opinion, even with anti-virus software installed, you are not fully protected. Malwarebytes helps protect your PC by blocking malware and hackers. This software has been one of my most trusted and valued tools to help protect my systems. There's a free and paid version. The free version is not actively protecting your system - but it can help greatly if you are trying to clean things up or just want to run a scan occasionally. That's still not ideal... for a reasonable price, get the paid version which has active blocking technology, even warning you of a malicious website you may land on. It is a subscription, which you will have to renew to keep the program up-to-date.
ConsNot an issue if you are fairly tech savvy, but during cleaning options, you may see things crop up that it has flagged, that might be items you want to leave. If you know what you are doing, you can decide if those are items you want to remove or not... otherwise, you may just choose to delete or ignore.
Reviewer Source 
Source: Capterra
May 22, 2019
Verified Reviewer
Publishing, Self-employed
Used the software for: 1-2 years
Overall Rating
4/5
Ease of Use
5/5
Features
4/5
Value for Money
5/5
Likelihood to Recommend
8/10
Reviewer Source 
Source: Capterra
January 15, 2019

“Good affordable software for catching malware!”

OverallOverall, 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.
ProsMalwarebytes 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.
ConsThe 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.
Reviewer Source 
Source: Capterra
January 15, 2019
Ben B.
President
Unspecified
Used the software for: 2+ years
Overall Rating
5/5
Ease of Use
5/5
Customer Service
4/5
Features
5/5
Value for Money
5/5
Likelihood to Recommend
9/10
Reviewer Source 
Source: Capterra
April 27, 2018

“Easy, free.”

OverallFree, easy-to-use computer security is the benefit. It's really that simple.
ProsI'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.
ConsHonestly, 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.
Reviewer Source 
Source: Capterra
April 27, 2018
Verified Reviewer
Computer Software, Unspecified
Used the software for: 2+ years
Overall Rating
4/5
Ease of Use
5/5
Customer Service
5/5
Features
4/5
Value for Money
3/5
Likelihood to Recommend
10/10
Reviewer Source 
Source: Capterra
January 11, 2018

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

OverallFast and reliable protection from emerging malware and web threats
ProsMalwarebytes 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.
ConsThe price of Malwarebytes Premium is bit too high.
Reviewer Source 
Source: Capterra
January 11, 2018
Lauren G.
VP of Purchasing
Information Technology and Services, 1-10 employees
Used the software for: 2+ years
Overall Rating
5/5
Ease of Use
5/5
Customer Service
5/5
Features
5/5
Value for Money
5/5
Likelihood to Recommend
10/10
Reviewer Source 
Source: Capterra
August 6, 2019

“The best antivirus on the market”

ProsIt catches more malware and blocks more websites over other antivirus products. The cloud management console makes managing endpoints a breeze. You can even have reports run automatically and sent to you and the customer. We worry way less about having downtime due to malware and other viruses. We have been using the free version of Malwarebytes since it came out. We now use the Endpoint protection and could not be happier.
ConsThis product tend to be more expensive than other antivirus products.
Reviewer Source 
Source: Capterra
August 6, 2019
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Jesse T.
Student
Internet, Self-employed
Used the software for: 2+ years
Overall Rating
5/5
Ease of Use
5/5
Customer Service
5/5
Features
5/5
Value for Money
5/5
Likelihood to Recommend
10/10
Reviewer Source 
Source: Capterra
July 23, 2019

“Malwarebytes is an amazing malware removal tool”

OverallI needed a malware removal tool, so decided to do some research and came across Malwarebytes. I ended up deciding to give it a try and have been using it ever since. It's a very nice tool for malware protection and removal, catches most things and is updated frequently.
ProsEasy to use, free option is good enough for malware removal.
ConsI don't really have anything bad to say about Malwarebytes. I've been using it as my primary malware removal tool and it's been great.
Reviewer Source 
Source: Capterra
July 23, 2019
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Shelby H.
Data Recovery Technician/Computer Repair Technician
Information Technology and Services, 1-10 employees
Used the software for: 2+ years
Overall Rating
5/5
Ease of Use
5/5
Customer Service
5/5
Features
5/5
Value for Money
5/5
Likelihood to Recommend
10/10
Reviewer Source 
Source: Capterra
July 22, 2019

“Malwarebytes rocks threats!”

OverallI have been able to recover so many of our computer repair customers PC's after they had been taken over by viruses and malware because Malwarebytes always finds them and removes them.
ProsMalwarebytes is used every day at our computer repair shop. It is by far the best program that removes malware threats! I have been able to recover so many PC's by removing malware using Malwarebytes. It is the only malware program I recommend to all of my customers also
ConsThere are no cons, I honestly love this program and so do all of our computer repair customers!
Reviewer Source 
Source: Capterra
July 22, 2019
Clayton M.
Strategic Support Associate
Insurance, 501-1000 employees
Used the software for: 1-2 years
Overall Rating
4/5
Ease of Use
4/5
Customer Service
4/5
Features
4/5
Value for Money
4/5
Likelihood to Recommend
8/10
Reviewer Source 
Source: Capterra
September 11, 2019

“Malwarebyte User Review”

OverallOveral, malwarebytes has been a great anti-malware software that has helped eliminate potential threats to my system.
ProsMalwarebyte offers new users the ability to try the Pro Version of the security software which provides a large number of tools that helps keep your system protected. With scheduled system scans for many types of malicious attacks which is all done behind the scenes without interrupting your work.
ConsMalwarebyte has, at random, sent dialog boxes with advertisements and upgrade reminders while in the middle of working on important tasks which takes up valuable monitor space.
Reviewer Source 
Source: Capterra
September 11, 2019
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Zohaib A.
Web Developer
Information Technology and Services, 201-500 employees
Used the software for: 2+ years
Overall Rating
5/5
Ease of Use
5/5
Customer Service
5/5
Features
5/5
Value for Money
4/5
Likelihood to Recommend
10/10
Reviewer Source 
Source: Capterra
August 13, 2019

“Malware assasin”

OverallMalwarebytes has saved so much precious amount of time and data. I often get out of solutions to remove the viruses and malwares manually by identifying the root cause of infection and everytime, Malwarebytes plays the role of an ultimate solution.
ProsI joined my current job recently and the system alloted to me is a desktop PC in which the installed antivirus was repeatedly prompting that it has stopped the virus before doing any harm to the system. At least 50 or 60 prompts were shown in next 30 minutes and I checked the virus history and got to know that its a ransomware which has infected the operating system files and the current antivirus is unable to remove it completely. My boss was telling the technician to reinstall the OS completely to remove this malware. I am using Malwarebytes more than two years now on my personal PCs and it had worked as intended. I installed it quickly in that work PC and just ran it to kill that ransomware as soon as possible. This software worked so efficiently that it not only just removed the malware but also the infected file in a non OS disk partition, which was causing the ransomware to get installed again and again in operating system directory. I just want to thank you Malwarebytes for knowing how to actually remove these advanced malwares. It had saved so much time and effort to reinstall the OS and all drivers and softwares required at work.
ConsAmong great performance and robust malware eliminating process of Malwarebytes, cons are almost nothing. But the thing in this software that needs to be addressed is to provide basic real time protection features for free like other antivirus programs are providing.
Reviewer Source 
Source: Capterra
August 13, 2019
quade j.
Computer Manufacturer
Computer Hardware, 1-10 employees
Used the software for: 2+ years
Overall Rating
4/5
Ease of Use
5/5
Customer Service
4/5
Features
5/5
Value for Money
4/5
Likelihood to Recommend
10/10
Reviewer Source 
Source: Capterra
July 22, 2019

“I LOVE MALWARE BYTES”

OverallAS a computer Builder/troubleshooter i use this anti malware service all the time. i have revived a lot of computers that have crossed my line of work. it is the first thing i use to trouble shoot a slow computer and has helped save a TON of pc's
Pros-Ease of use, great for inexperienced users. consumer friendly -Works great -Does what it was designed for -Has revived MANY computers i have come across
Cons-its too simple, other than that. an amazing service and recommend it for anyone
Reviewer Source 
Source: Capterra
July 22, 2019