Level 7
Very good move for malwarebytes!

Offering award-winning, top-of-the-line security protection to all consumer and business banking customers

Santa Clara, CA – September 29, 2020 – MalwarebytesTM, a leading provider of advanced endpoint protection and remediation solutions, today announced that it was selected by NatWest Group to deliver premium cybersecurity security solutions to the bank’s consumer and business banking customers worldwide. NatWest Group customers will now be able get a free license to install Malwarebytes Premium to protect their digital experiences from within their Online Banking portal.

“Keeping our customers safe and secure is of paramount importance to us,” said Alasdair MacFarlane, Head of Fraud Prevention NatWest. “We are the only UK bank to offer premium virus protection to our customers for free and are working with Malwarebytes to deliver this.”

The new customer offering is experiencing positive adoption rates, quickly reaching the initial target of NatWest Group. The program has over 100,000 customer downloads to date and further efforts are planned to increase awareness amongst their customer base.

“Providing digital protection, productivity, and peace of mind to customers is increasingly critical for companies and consumers as the threat landscape continues to rapidly evolve,” said Marcin Kleczynski, CEO of Malwarebytes. “Malwarebytes has been a champion of security since our inception and we’re thrilled to be able to partner with innovative, socially responsible organizations like NatWest Group who are going above and beyond to ensure the safety of their customers.”

Malwarebytes for NatWest Group is available for personal customers on up to ten devices and for business customers on up to thirty devices. Users can download Malwarebytes from their online banking portal after logging in. This offering is available for customers of NatWest, Royal Bank of Scotland, Isle of Man Bank, NatWest International and Ulster Bank.

To learn more about Malwarebytes products for yourself or for your business, visit:
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Summary: As a tech-savvy user it's not worth installing the Premium version, and frankly cannot find a reason to use the Free version either.
  • On Windows - Installed. However, I don't see the icon the system tray even though RTP is activated.
  • On Mac - Installed and Uninstalled. Mac's design is more secure, therefore apps requesting full disk access may be unsettling for the user.
  • On Android - Installed. Hid the notification icon, and currently assessing battery usage. May uninstall.

If you are prone to malware infections, this product is for you!

All opinions are my own. Applies to Premium version for Windows, Mac and Android.
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Level 7
I mostly use Malwarebytes because of my lifetime key it's fast (for me) it's full scan runs only 1 minuet to 45 seconds on my laptop. They are constantly developing the product through small updates and improvements. They work on the beta and release cycle's similar to avast's.
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