Malwarebytes Anti-Exploit: Prevent vulnerabilities from being exploited

Malwarebytes recently acquired ZeroVulnerabilityLabs, a vulnerability, exploits and security R&D Company. With this acquisition, ZeroVulnerabilityLab’s ExploitShield have become a part of the Malwarebytes family and it is now known as Malwarebytes Anti-Exploit.

Malwarebytes Anti-Exploit Tool

The Malwarebytes Anti-Exploit Tool is not an antivirus software as we commonly understand. It basically, runs in the background, utilizes minimal resources, monitors applications and prevents  vulnerabilities from being exploited.

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Once you install it, there is not much to configure. Simply leave its settings at its default. You may however specify Exclusions, if any. If there are any incidents, you can see them logged under the Logs tab. The tool can even protect and block exploits of vulnerabilities that have not yet been detected by the software vendors.

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The present version protects the following software and applications:

Microsoft Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome, Opera, Java, Adobe Acrobat, Adobe Reader, Foxit Reader, Microsoft Office applications like Word, Excel and  PowerPoint, Windows Media Player, VLC Media Player, Winamp Player, QuickTime Player, Windows Script Host and Windows Help.

It is currently in beta and you can download it from its home page. 

UPDATE: 08 Dec 2016. The software is no longer available as a stand alone tool. Take a look at McAfee Raptor.

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Anand Khanse is the Admin of TheWindowsClub.com, a 10-year Microsoft MVP Awardee in Windows (2006-16) & a Windows Insider MVP. Please read the entire post & the comments first, create a System Restore Point before making any changes to your system & be careful about any 3rd-party offers while installing freeware.

2 Comments

  1. jensenjs

    The music in he video ought to be marked as noise ware.

    I wonder why some people think that noisy music make the message stronger, when it really are drowning the messages in a massive wall of noise.

  2. George Melendez Correa

    I was using the Beta version but i had to uninstall for it was causing me some issues. I will use this version which is out of beta, Malwarebytes Anti Exploit Version 1.04.1.1012. After reading a few reviews on anti exploit tools i see that the most useful and accurate is Malwarebytes with a second place for Microsoft EMET. Will see what happens……

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