Malwarebytes is an anti-malware tool used to detect and remove malicious software. It searches the computer together with the local hard drives and external drives for viruses, worms, Trojans, rootkits, dialers, spyware, and other malware. The security solution from Malwarebytes can be integrated into Windows Explorer’s context menu to check individual files with a right-click.
Different search methods can be chosen from after installation. The quick scan crawls only the most important system areas after the most common pests and takes only a few minutes. In contrast, the full search fully analyses selected drives. The software immediately quarantines infected objects. The user then has the option to delete the files found or restore them in case of a false alarm.
To detect malware, the program relies on a database of signatures of known pests and uses heuristic methods to detect those which have no signature. The database of software is updated daily.
After each scan, malwarebytes anti-malware stores a short report with information about scan method and possible findings. In addition, there is the possibility to exclude individual items from the search run. With the help of the tools FileASSASSINlassen be removed also locked system files.
An easy-to-use tool for removing malicious software. It scans the computer without seriously straining the system, and offers basic protection against viruses and malware. According to the manufacturer, the software works easily with other anti virus programs.