Malwarebytes is a popular antivirus program that provides free and premium versions of its software. It also comes with the feature known as Web Protection that helps keep users protected from malware and other online threats by stopping them when they try to attack without having to run a scan. Unfortunately, Web Protection has been reported to shut itself off without apparent reason. If this occurs to you, follow these steps to get it working again:
If you are not able to fix the issue with Malwarebytes Web Protection by altering the settings of your browser or changing the browser, you may want to use System Restore to go back to a time where this issue didn’t occur. This can be done by right-clicking on the main executable of the program and choosing the “Properties” option. From there, select the “Compatibility” tab and select the “Run this program as administrator” option.
Malwarebytes Web Protection identifies and stop online scams, such as browser locks and other spooky tactics that scammers using tech support employ to extract money from unsuspecting victims. It also blocks third party trackers that monitor online activity and use this data to target advertisements. It also blocks malware from installing in-browser cryptocurrency miners and provides other malware with the transaction purpose software benefit of. If you are unsure if this security suite is right for your needs, you can request an unconditional 60-day refund. This is a lot longer than the 30-day warranty offered by the majority of competitors.