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Smarter tech,
bigger data

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Smarter technology

Traditional antivirus relies on outdated signature-based technology that addresses threats at the execution stage of the attack chain. It’s reactive, one-dimensional, and apparently isn’t effective. Malwarebytes employs several proprietary technologies that work together to break the attack chain, from pre-delivery to post-execution.

Our platform applies the following real-time protection layers:

web protection

Web Protection
Prevents access to malicious websites, ad networks, scammer networks, and bad neighborhoods

application harderning

Application Hardening
Reduces vulnerability exploit surface and proactively detects fingerprinting attempts used by advanced attacks

exploit mitigation

Exploit Mitigation
Proactively detects and blocks attempts to abuse vulnerabilities and remotely execute code on the endpoint

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Application Behavior Protection
Prevents applications from being leveraged to infect the endpoint

anomaly detection

Anomaly Detection
Proactively identifies viruses and malware through machine learning techniques

payload analysis

Payload Analysis
Identifies entire families of known malware with heuristic and behavioral rules

behavior monitoring

Behavior Monitoring
Detects and blocks ransomware via behavioral monitoring technology

Bigger data

The benefit of being one of the most popular cybersecurity products is more data. Millions of computers protected by Malwarebytes provide a constant stream of detection event data. We harness this telemetry to provide a more agile, dynamic response to new and unknown threats.

More than 8 million threats detected
or blocked by Malwarebytes every
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More than 187 million scans by
Malwarebytes every month
More than 247,000 installations of
Malwarebytes technology every day
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Don’t take our word for it

One of the best or probably the best malware and spyware detection/elimination software there is. I’m a computer repair freelancer. I can’t tell you how many computers I’ve fixed over the years with this program.


Malwarebytes recently saved me from ransomware. Yes, I was suspicious of the download, even though I was on a reputable site. I scanned the download with McAfee–it came up clean. Once I tried to run it, however, Malwarebytes caught the ransomware and quarantined it fast enough that no files were encrypted.

David Wakefield

Downloaded this on the recommendation of a friend. I ran a scan, and Malwarebytes removed five malwares that had my Firefox locked up tight. I love this product!

S.C. Mema

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