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Our award-winning antivirus software crushes threats that others missed. It helps protect your devices against hackers, malware and ransomware for peace of mind.

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Protect yourself in real-time, all the time.

Say hello to smarter, safer protection for all your family’s devices (computers, phones or tablets). Specifically designed to catch malware, our threat intelligence & proven technology let you rest easy, knowing that we’re finding and crushing threats that traditional antivirus software missed. The best part, we do it all without hogging your system’s resources or spamming you with annoying notifications. Finally, cybersecurity smart enough for your digital life.

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Benefits of Premium Security

Exact feature sets may vary by operating system.


Halt Hackers

Protect yourself from hackers, malicious sites, infected ads, credit card skimmers and credential stealers with our web and malware protection.


Boosted web experience

Blocks malicious threats, ads and 3rd party trackers on websites for a safer, faster and more private experience with Browser Guard. Available for Chrome, Firefox, Edge and Safari.


Security Coaching

Trusted Advisor provides unbiased expert guidance at your fingertips. Protection Score makes it easy to understand and act on your potential security gaps.


Stops modern threats

Protect your device against ransomware, phishing, malicious websites, credit card skimmers, scammers, zero-day exploits*, brute force attacks* and uninstall*. *Windows only


Ultimate control

Our intuitive user interface gives you control to customize your protection and meet your needs without needing a masters in computer science.


Light and lean

Our scans use fewer system resources than before so you can enjoy your devices performing at their best.

Level up your protection

Add an extra layer of protection with Privacy VPN, to help you stay secure and private when using Wi-Fi or hotspots without compromising your speeds or tracking your online activities—all from the comfort of the same app!

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Malwarebytes for all your platforms


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Trusted by experts

PC Mag Readers Choice
AV Test Certified Advanced for Windows
AVLab awarded Malwarebytes an Excellent rating for May 2024. Yellow, white and Black award badge.
AV Comparatives Advanced Protection in Performance Test
G2 Leader Winter 2023
Testing Ground Labs award five stars for Android
AV Test Certified Approved for Mobile Security

Malwarebytes Plus

Starting at

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Premium Security

Browser Guard

Privacy VPN

  • Cleans up an already infected computer
  • Protects your documents, financial files from ransomware
  • Protects you from malicious and fake websites
  • Stops malware that degrades computer performance
  • Crushes malware attacks that corrupt your programs
  • Expand your protection to your phones and tablets
  • Suspends Malwarebytes notifications while you game*
  • Brute Force and Uninstall Protection*
  • Exclusive Browser Guard features*

Exact feature sets may vary by operating system.

*Windows Only

Transparat Pricing

60-day money back

Attack Isolation

Catches threats
that others don’t

Cusomer service

customer support

Don’t take our word for it

“Seamless and easy to use. I love that I can install (so easy) and pretty much forget about it because the software protects 24/7. It gives me instant information that I am protected even if I have been online for two or three hours or more!”

‒ Junko C.

“As the top Apple tutorialist on YouTube, Malwarebytes for Mac is one of very few pieces of software that I recommend to ALL Mac users.”

‒ David A. Cox, CEO @ Tech Talk America

“The same strong anti-malware engine for your desktop and laptop comes to the Android. Runs seamlessly in the background protecting you, and does a great job of keeping your system secure. Low resources and high, high-end benefits.”

‒ Mark E – Google Play



Premium Security

Premium Security
& Privacy VPN
Cleans up an already infected computer
Protects your identity and privacy from hackers
Protects your documents, financial files from ransomware
Protects you from malicious and fake websites
Stops malware that degrades computer performance
Crushes malware attacks that corrupt your programs
Expand your protection to your phones and tablets
Suspends Malwarebytes notifications while you game*
Brute Force and Uninstall Protection*
Exclusive Browser Guard features*
Secure your wi-fi connection with VPN image-type-cell

Exact feature sets may vary by operating system.

*Windows Only

Tech Specs

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Software requirements

Windows 7 or higher (32/64-bit)

Active internet connection is required for real-time protection and product updates.

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Hardware requirements

800MHz CPU or faster, with SSE2 technology2048 MB (64-bit OS), 1024 MB (32-bit OS)250 MB of free hard disk space1024x768 or higher screen resolution

Language Requirement

Languages supported

Dutch, English, French, German, Italian, Polish, Portuguese (Brazil), Portuguese (Portugal), Russian, Spanish

Techspecs Versions


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Our Malwarebytes PLUS plan includes:

Malwarebytes Premium Security
Smarter than your average antivirus. Finds threats on 40% of devices that already have another antivirus installed, and crushes them.

Malwarebytes Browser Guard
A browser extension for a faster, safer, and more private browsing experience.

Malwarebytes Privacy VPN
A next-gen VPN to protect your online privacy with speeds faster than traditional VPNs.

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Frequently asked questions

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