Everyone lives on the internet, period. Whether you’re streaming a standup special on Netflix, answering emails from your boss, chatting on Tinder, or completing everyday errands like paying bills online, you’re likely spending most of your day tangled up in the world wide web.
Unfortunately, that makes you a high-risk candidate for a cyber attack at some point along the way, be it through , , or . Best-case scenario, it sucks up your time to fix (or your money by paying someone else to fix it). Worst case scenario, it puts you and your computer out of commission for days and damages your files beyond repair. Not to mention the sheer terror of knowing some hacker has complete and total access to virtually everything about you, including all of your banking and credit card information. is a free program built to help you avoid the above scenarios altogether — and it makes traditional antivirus look old, tired, and played out (seriously it’s free, ).
Developed by a self-taught computer technician that gathered intel from like-minded security gurus and malware hunters, Malwarebytes takes an aggressive approach to protecting your devices from malware, viruses, and other threats. If you’ve dealt with the aftermath of a malware attack before, you know this: modern threats mutate so fast, it’s hard to find an antivirus that can keep up.
That’s why Malwarebytes uses multiple layers of protection, aggressively detecting not just malicious threats but also junk programs that slow down your computer. For total security, it also blocks malicious websites that can hack your computer. The bottom line is you’ll have your own hackers working to beat the bad hackers who are trying to infiltrate your system.
Don’t be foolish and leave your digital life to the wolves, start protecting all your devices for free: .