Notification Window Examples

Malwarebytes presents user notifications in the lower right portion of your screen whenever an important message is available for you. The message subject is always presented on a background color scheme similar to that used in traffic stop signals. Orange indicates a level of caution. Red indicates that your immediate attention is required.

Following is a list of all notification messages which Malwarebytes displays.

Scan Notifications
A scan (scheduled or on-demand) has been completed. Malware was detected during execution of the scan. Click View Scan Results to review the scan log to determine the exact nature of the threat(s).
A scan (scheduled or on-demand) has been completed. Non-Malware was detected during execution of the scan. This is typically a Potentially Unwanted Program (PUP) or Potentially Unwanted Modification (PUM), which may be acceptable to you. Click View Scan Results to review the scan log to determine the exact nature of the threat(s).
A scan (scheduled or on demand) has been completed. No problems were detected.
Real-Time Protection Notifications
After the user has indicated they wish to turn off notifications regarding real-time protection components, this notification will be displayed to request confirmation of the user's wishes.
One or more components of real-time protection are disabled. You may re-enable protection by clicking Turn On, or by clicking Manage Protection Settings. Not available for users of Malwarebytes Free.
Malware has been detected as a function of real-time protection. You have not chosen to exercise the auto-quarantine capability when malware has been detected, so no specific action has been taken. The program now being detected as malware may be acceptable to you, so you may choose to allow its execution once, always, or elect to quarantine it at this time. Not available for users of Malwarebytes Free 3.
Real-time protection has detected a Potentially Unwanted Program (PUP). You have not chosen to ignore this type of activity, or to exercise the auto-quarantine capability upon detection, so no specific action has been taken. This detection may be acceptable to you, so you may choose to ignore it once, always, or elect to quarantine it at this time. Not available for users of Malwarebytes Free 3.
Malware has been detected as a function of real-time protection. You have chosen to exercise the auto-quarantine capability when malware has been detected, so the offending software has been moved to quarantine and modified so that it cannot cause damage to your computer.
A Potentially Unwanted Program (PUP) has been detected as a function of real-time protection. You have chosen to exercise the auto-quarantine capability when a PUP has been detected, so the offending software has been moved to quarantine and modified so that it cannot cause damage to your computer.
An attempt has been made by software present on your computer to contact a website suspected to be malicious, and has been blocked. This detection occurred as a function of real-time protection. You may allow access by clicking Manage Exclusions, which will redirect you to the Exclusions screen to enter the exclusion.

Please note: Unblocking a website out of convenience may result in damage being caused to your computer.

Anti-exploit protection has prevented an attacker from exploiting your computer through a vulnerability.
Anti-ransomware protection has prevented an attacker from exploiting your computer with suspected ransomware. The threat has been neutralized and moved to Quarantine.
After threats have been quarantined, your computer must be rebooted to complete the quarantine process, and this notification is dispolayed. After assuring that other work is saved, click Reboot Now to perform that task.
Update Notifications
A Malwarebytes program update is available. Click Install Now to get the latest program protection.
Your Malwarebytes updates are out of date. Click Update Now to cause an immediate update. Failure to update will cause subsequent scans to use outdated protection rules, which could jeopardize the safety of your computer.
Premium Subscription Notifications
If you do not have auto-renewal set up on your Malwarebytes account, you will begin to see this message thirty (30) days before the expiration of your subscription, counting down the number of days remaining on your subscription. Click Renew Now button to renew your subscription in a new browser window/tab.
If you do not have auto-renewal set up on your Malwarebytes account, you will begin to see this message thirty (30) days before the expiration of your subscription, counting down the number of days remaining on your subscription. You may click the Renew Now button to renew your subscription in a new browser window/tab.
If you do not have auto-renewal set up on your account and have not responded to pending expiration, you will see this notification a maximum of three times after your subscription has expired. At this point, you have reverted to the free version of Malwarebytes. Premium features have been disabled. Click Upgrade Now to renew your subscription in a new browser window/tab. A slightly different version of this notification appears within the Malwarebytes user interface.
This notification is displayed if your subscription cannot be renewed. Usually the reason for this is an expired credit/debit card. You will be given an opportunity to update your card information, and your subscription will remain in force for a brief period.
Your subscription has expired and could not be automatically renewed. Your Malwarebytes service has been downgraded from Premium to Free. You can still run scans for protection, though real-time protection is no longer in force.
Premium Trial Notifications
Beginning five days before your Premium trial expires, you will receive a notification once per day about the expiring trial, and be given an opportunity to upgrade to Premium or to enter your Premium license information.
On the last day of your Premium trial, you will receive a single notification, and be given an opportunity to upgrade to Premium or to enter your Premium license information.
After your Premium trial expires, you will receive this notification in the Malwarebytes user interface as well as in the Windows system tray.