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Their web site says the Premium edition tackles spyware. But made no mention of malware. Lots of people use MalwareBytes against malware. They have a free edition with no real-time monitoring.
 

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alright
so is this "MalwareBytes" the best u no of to protect from malware
 
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A common malware type nowadays is those fake antivirus programs. It installs on your PC and tells you of non-existent infections. Some will even stop you from surfing to real antivirus program sites. And some stops you from running any programs, saying they are infected. The program then asks you to pay them to fix the 'infections'.

Another malware type are those that steal your bank account numbers and credit card numbers. They wait till you go to a bank or an online shopping site and captures what you enter. Then they send the data back to a server controlled by the hackers.
 

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:z definitly not good

how well does that malware detect/protect from free vrs if i were to pay for it
cause frst time ive downloaded a free anything that will remove the bad things that were scanned without havn 2 pay first
 
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MalwareBytes have a pretty good reputation around here. The free version lacks real-time protection. So I think the paid version will prevent bad stuff from installing, but I don't have the paid version, so I don't know for sure.
 

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alright thnx for the help
ill think bout getn paid version to help prevent them while surfin the web
til then ill go free since its effective :D
 
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