moderated Re: Antivirus software.


Malwarebytes, while an excellent product, is in no way a substitute for a full security suite.  Subject matter experts all over the place take great pains to emphasize this:

Malwarebytes Free review | Tom's Guide

I use and like Malwarebytes Free (and know about premium), but, in the words of a Quietman7, a computer security expert on who's got a great reputation, says of Malwarebytes 3.0 and later, "can be used to replace your existing anti-virus or serve as an adjunct anti-malware solution since it lacks some constructs that a traditional anti-virus application employs."

Anything that lacks some constructs, and particularly some of the most recent ones in Windows Security, that Malwarebytes does means it should be an adjunct, not a sole primary, protection.


Brian - Windows 10 Pro, 64-Bit, Version 1909, Build 18363  

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