Malwarebytes is an anti-malware program that searches, detects and eliminates possible malicious applications resident on the PC that can affect the integrity and security of the computer. It is able to detect difficult- to-detect viruses, Trojans, spyware, dialers, rootkits and malware using sophisticated heuristic techniques.
Malwarebytes can be a good complement to the usual antivirus, since it allows to detect threats that some of the conventional antivirus could possibly pass.
This software is easy to use, simple and extremely effective. You can choose between scan modes, one faster and one deep, which takes longer (but more effective), the latter being recommended to select the first time after installing the program.
The application includes a tool that protects the memory, preventing suspicious and possibly dangerous processes can make use of it.
In this version the scanning speed is greatly improved (up to 5 times compared to previous versions) and the stability of the application is improved.
A very interesting feature of Malwarebytes is having specialized forums, and allowing easy access to them so that you can share results obtained with the tool and thus get help from experienced users. There are also unofficial forums that usually ask the user to copy the report obtained with Malwarebytes to help remove a virus.
Malwarebytes 2 (18.104.22.1682) is the latest version (updated June 2014) of this application, available for Windows 2000, XP, Vista, 7 and 8 (32-bit and 64-bit), supporting several languages And Catalan); And it is free, although there is another full version with more functionalities (for example: permanent online protection) which has a small cost. The differences between both versions can be consulted in the official site of the application.