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Hi,
I have Bitdefender Total Security 2016 but I wounder if I need "Malwarebytes Anti-Exploit"?

And also I would like to know what is best second defense software free or paid?

Thank you
 
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Spawn

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@WikiLeaks Mod Edit Notes: Post moved to new thread.

There are already similar questions with differing Poll results, but the comment I agree with was written by @hjlbx

If you keep your software and OS updated - and aren't a high-risk user, then the probability of an exploit is low - something like less than 2 % according to industry data. Therefore, anti-exploit protection isn't needed - statistically - for the vast majority of users.

If you want layered protection, then anti-exploit is one of the basic layers.

My attitude towards exploits that they are very unlikely - yet still possible (true 0-Day). Therefore, I run all commonly exploited programs - browsers, Adobe products, office suites, archivers, etc - with limited file system and registry access rights using AppGuard. AppGuard will not prevent an exploit, but it will block the post-exploit actions. I have seen it stop a nasty exploit payload from altering the system.
Read: Question - Malwarebytes Anti-Exploit- Should I use it?
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Read: Question - Should I use a Exploit Protection Software?
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I highly recommend creating your own thread at, Security Configuration Wizard so we can get a better assessment about your system, software used and settings.
 
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jamescv7

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The overall point here is that, any internet security suite should already incorporate anti-exploit capabilities since it is already part of their analysis detection.
 

WikiLeaks

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The overall point here is that, any internet security suite should already incorporate anti-exploit capabilities since it is already part of their analysis detection.
Totally agree, Maybe its good if we have test BTS vs MBAE to see if we need second defense level.
 
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AlphaBeta

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I think bitdefender being top on the charts can handle things really well on its own. MBAE doesn't hurt your system performance so go ahead and try it.