Malwarebytes Pros and Cons

Malwarebytes Pros

ER
Systems Administrator at a legal firm with 51-200 employees
It is intuitive and easy to use. For the most part, it does a good job of catching things. It is good at stopping stuff. I did a couple of tests with a password cracker. I tried to load that on, and Malwarebytes didn't let me do that, which was pretty good. It has a rollback feature that I haven't seen with any other company. If one of your endpoints are hit with mass ransomware, you could actually roll it back. I watched a demo of them do that, and it was pretty sweet.
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AS
Cyber Security Engineer at a tech services company with 11-50 employees
The dashboard actually is good and it is simple.
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CEO at Informática 010
The pricing of the product is very good.
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Branch Manager at Datec (Fiji) Limited
The solution is very good at scanning.
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MR
Lead Cyber Engineer at a tech company with 1,001-5,000 employees
I like the solution's ability to detect potentially unwanted programs. For some reason, it seems superior to other solutions, or at least in comparison to McAfee.
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JT
Founder at a tech services company with 1-10 employees
The solution has a good management interface.
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AM
System Administrator at a tech services company with 51-200 employees
Being able to carry out a full scan on your system.
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AA
Assistant Executive Manager (IT) at lembaga zakat negeri kedah
The installation process is very easy, especially since it is on the cloud.
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CK
Technical Manager at a tech services company with 11-50 employees
The protection is really good with Malwarebytes. It's also user friendly and quite easy to set up.
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TH
Senior System Engineer at a tech services company with 201-500 employees
We have seen a decrease of approximately ninety percent in the number of events.
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Malwarebytes Cons

ER
Systems Administrator at a legal firm with 51-200 employees
The EPP solution lacks the sophisticated artificial intelligence required for automating reports and letting you know about things in real-time. It stops a suspicious activity in real-time, but it doesn't let you know in real-time. You have to look at a report, and then you find out that something is wrong. You have to manually kick off a scan. With the Advanced EDR solutions, Malwarebytes has the ability to alert you in real-time, but they still don't do automatic remediation or quarantining of devices. That is something that you still have to do manually. So, the endpoint protection piece, which is just like their basic endpoint protection, lacks AI. For the advanced detection and response piece, there is an add-on that comes with it, but it still doesn't go far enough in terms of automatic remediation of viruses. It won't separate that virus from your network if something happens. You have to manually go there and do it.
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AS
Cyber Security Engineer at a tech services company with 11-50 employees
The product has major problems in almost every facet of setup and use including setup, configuration, lack of functionality, lack of stability, false positives, questionable reporting, inability to protect from randsomeware and poor technical support and development.
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CEO at Informática 010
The interface could be improved. Currently, you need to really dig around to find the elements you need.
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Branch Manager at Datec (Fiji) Limited
We have noticed that when the solution is doing the scanning, all the scanning activities make the device heavier. It slows down your machine.
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MR
Lead Cyber Engineer at a tech company with 1,001-5,000 employees
If they want to compete with bigger players, they should consider adding items like threat detection and website warnings.
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JT
Founder at a tech services company with 1-10 employees
Overall, I haven't found any ways the solution lacks in features or usability.
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AM
System Administrator at a tech services company with 51-200 employees
Notifications are lacking.
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AA
Assistant Executive Manager (IT) at lembaga zakat negeri kedah
The online reporting needs to be improved. Currently, we have to look at it online, and if we want to download a report, it just downloads as an Excel file. It's just raw information. There needs to be some way to better display it when it's downloaded.
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CK
Technical Manager at a tech services company with 11-50 employees
They can include advanced scanning and improve reporting. I scan malware on the pen drive. Some more reports need to be added for that. It should also provide better protection because we have a new version of the malware.
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TH
Senior System Engineer at a tech services company with 201-500 employees
The product update capability needs to be improved.
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Learn what your peers think about Malwarebytes. Get advice and tips from experienced pros sharing their opinions. Updated: June 2021.
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