Malwarebytes, a popular antivirus program, provides premium and free versions. It also has an option called Web Protection which helps users protect themselves from malware and other online threats, by stopping them immediately when they attempt to attack. Unfortunately, a number of users have discovered that the Web Protection feature turns itself off without explanation. If this happens to you:
If you are unable to resolve the issue with malwarebytes’s Web protection by modifying your browser or changing the settings, you might be able to use System Restore to return to an earlier time when the issue didn’t occur. You can do this by right-clicking on the main executable of the program and selecting the “Properties” option. From there, click the “Compatibility” tab and choose the “Run this program as an administrator” option.
Malwarebytes Web Protection detects and prevents online scams nixplay like browser lockers and scare tactics employed by scammers claiming to be tech support agents to steal money from unsuspecting victims. It also blocks third-party trackers that analyze online activity and use the data to target advertisements. Additionally, it blocks malware from installing cryptocurrency miners and allows other malware to be kicked out. If you’re not sure if this security suite is right for you, the company provides the option of a 60-day refund which is much longer than most other competitors that offer a 30-day period.