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Windows 7: Why Malwarebytes Is Not An Antivirus Pro.

29 Dec 2009   #1

Win 7 Ultimate 64-bit. SP1.
Why Malwarebytes Is Not An Antivirus Pro.

Why Malwarebytes Is Not An Antivirus Program.
Sometimes Malwarebytes is given as a suggestion for an anti-virus solution. Malwarebytes is not considered to be an anti-virus program at all, so it should never be used as your sole source of anti-virus protection.
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29 Dec 2009   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit & Ubuntu 10.04

Who would honestly think it would be an AV?
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29 Dec 2009   #3

Windows 7 x86/x64, Server 2008r2, Web Server 2008

It is an anti-malware/spyware/adware program,
While most attack currently are those styles of programs virus's are still quite prevalent.
An anti-virus program is written to detect virus's and in some cases common spyware,
An anti-malware program is designed to detect malware,
you get the idea?

Trusting one program to do everything is like trusting your routers firewall...
It just doesnt block/catch everything.

Multiple layers of protection are the key.

Router fire-wall,
Your pc firewall.
end user.

From the end user to the internet,
Hopefully one of the layers will catch the baddies before they get to you and your information.
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