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Malwarebytes Anti-Malware

Malwarebytes 3.0.4.1269

Easy-to-use, simple, and effective anti-spyware application. Removes infections anti-virus software are not able to.

Windows XP/Vista/7
Freeware / $24.95
49.6 MB
14,634,097
4.74.7 15173 votes

Whether you know it or not, your computer is always at risk of becoming infected with viruses, worms, Trojans, rootkits, dialers, spyware, and malware of every kind. Malicious software is constantly evolving and becoming harder to detect and remove. Only the most sophisticated anti-malware technologies can detect and remove malicious programs from your computer. Malwarebytes Anti-Malware combines powerful new technologies designed to seek out, destroy, and prevent malware infections.

Malwarebytes Anti-Malware is an easy-to-use anti-malware application available in both a Free and PRO version. With over 100 million downloads, the Free version is well-known for its detection and removal capabilities, and the PRO version uses advanced protection technologies to proactively stop malware infections. Additionally, Malwarebytes offers a host of extra utilities as well as an approachable forum community to help you combat any piece of malware that exists in the wild.

Find out why IT experts, businesses and technical support centers all over the world employ Malwarebytes in their arsenal when fixing and defending their machines.

What's New:

Performance/protective capability

  • Added signature-less anti-exploit and anti-ransomware protection (Premium only)
  • Up to 4x faster scan speeds, including even quicker Hyper Scans
  • Removed non-essential reboots after certain malware removal events
  • Advanced heuristic engine (Shuriken) now enabled by default
  • Self-protection now enabled by default (Premium only)

Usability

  • Redesigned user interface for improved user experience
  • Now configurable to integrate with Windows Action Center/Windows Security Center (Premium only)
  • Update checks are done automatically so they don’t need to be scheduled
  • Improved support for keyboard navigation and screen readers

Stability/issues fixed

  • Added ability to lock down My Account screen via User Access Policy
  • Added ability to collect enhanced logs when directed to do so by support
  • Fixed issue where Scheduler did not adjust for Daylight Saving Time
  • Fixed issue where Scheduler defaulted to hourly Threat Scan instead of daily
  • Fixed issue where Chameleon reported error messages numerous times to Windows Event Viewer
  • Changed “Recover if missed by” setting in Scheduler to “Off” by default
  • Prevented rootkit scanning in Custom Scans if full system drive is not selected
  • Updated to latest version of 7-Zip DLL
  • Addressed other miscellaneous defects

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