Malwarebytes Web Protection Review

Malwarebytes has a lot going for it, but there are still some issues that prevent it from being the best choice for everyone. It is one of the reasons it costs more than some of its competitors for a single device subscription. Its also not quite as robust as others in terms of features.

Malwarebytes comes with several layers of protection, including protection against ransomware, web security as well as adware protection. malware and PUP (potentially unwanted programs) detection and removal. It also offers solid real-world security capabilities, with results in AV Comparatives testing that consistently rank it among the top products in its class (August 2022 – October 2022).

Paid subscribers get access to all of these features and more. Clicking on the corkscrew in the lower right corner of the dashboard allows them to manage the settings for the software. The tab has seven sections where you can alter the program to suit your requirements. These include notifications, how often and in what instances it is checking for updates to threat intelligence various scan options, as well as other visual preferences, such as the theme.

The premium version includes advanced features, like exploit protection. This helps to stop attacks that use vulnerabilities and bugs within applications and systems. Malwarebytes can also detect and block browser lockers, block in-browser Cryptojackers as well as stop other scams which try to steal information or money from your account online. It also identifies and stop phishing websites. Unfortunately, it doesn’t have the same level of identity theft protection its competitors do however, that could be changed soon as it recently bought Cyrus Security, a company that provides those services.

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