Install a good antivirus tool and it’ll keep you safe from most online threats. But there are no 100% guarantees, of course, and it’s possible that some malware will avoid detection and sneak through the cracks.
One way to reduce the risk of infection is to install a “second opinion” scanner, which runs alongside your main antivirus engine and – hopefully – detects any threats it might miss.
Malwarebytes Anti-Malware has been a popular “second opinion” scanner since 2008. Its free version is good, but the commercial Malwarebytes Anti-Malware Premium goes further, offering real-time protection, scheduled scanning, and the ability to block malicious websites.
It’s an appealing feature list, especially as the program gives you all this without conflicting with existing security tools. But how does it work in real life? We downloaded Malwarebytes Anti-Malware Premium 2 to take a look.
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