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Author Topic: BitsduJour Malware bytes Deal  (Read 6112 times)

chrisa52

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BitsduJour Malware bytes Deal
« on: September 26, 2011, 03:26:29 PM »
Bitsdujour has a pretty good deal for Malwarebytes Pro for $14.95.

BitsduJour Malwarebytes Deal

The big difference from the free is IP scanning & realtime protection (which you can turn off, ifyou think it takes too much cpu.).
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Re: BitsduJour Malware bytes Deal
« Reply #1 on: September 26, 2011, 04:27:30 PM »
yeah, a PRO Lifetime License for merely $15! That really is a good deal.

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Re: BitsduJour Malware bytes Deal
« Reply #2 on: September 26, 2011, 05:10:13 PM »
Any opinions about Malware Bytes?

Good/bad?

Worth it/not?

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Re: BitsduJour Malware bytes Deal
« Reply #3 on: September 26, 2011, 05:37:06 PM »
I've had Malwarebytes Pro on my computers for several years now.  Yes, I think it's very good.  Yes, I think it's worth it, especially since it's a lifetime license.  (Indeed, I paid full price, and I still think it's worth it.  At $14.95, it's a steal.)  Every now and then, there's a hike in CPU usage, but it doesn't last. 

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Re: BitsduJour Malware bytes Deal
« Reply #4 on: September 26, 2011, 07:29:15 PM »
Thanks for the feedback!

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Re: BitsduJour Malware bytes Deal
« Reply #5 on: September 27, 2011, 11:59:04 PM »
Hi,

I bought this, more to give them support and to have automatic scheduling .. although I may use their real-time stuff too (you can end up with too many real-timers).

The only companies that seem to really have the general (sometimes you need specialty) scan-and-fix thing working today is MB and SAS (SuperAntiSpyware). It is a tricky area, and at least a free version should be pre-installed if possible.  They have worked occasionally to fix the puters at work that go haywire and just give a very nice extra layer of protection.  (I think they make their $ living partly in the corporate world where a smart company will purchase a nice wide license.  And maybe avoid a lot of problems and reformats, in fact I may suggest it for my client, who ends up reformatting a PC out of 20 too frequently .. like once a month. Almost a habit.)  Their real-time I will guess (I am not up on Wilder's on this).. is a reasonable go, but I do not know if they are more heuristic or HIPS-oriented, and how strong. I prefer good HIPS programs, even Zemana has been pretty good on this level. And Online Armor firewall has reasonable stuff. WinPatrol in a limited way.  It is this type of stuff that I think has helped keep me safer the last few years, along with some browsing stuff. )

Thumbs up to Malwarebytes.  The company seems to be one of the real integrity companies. If you look at the comments you will see a number of people buying simply because they know how good the company is, want to give their support, and appreciate even just the scheduling extras of the Paid version (even if you do not use real-time).  Oh, you also have a lifetime license, so you are more visible to their support people.

I agree that the small price for the extras is a good way to show support.

Steven
« Last Edit: September 28, 2011, 12:08:07 AM by Steven Avery »

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Re: BitsduJour Malware bytes Deal
« Reply #6 on: August 27, 2012, 01:37:23 PM »
Bits du Jour has a repeat of the Malwarebytes Anti-Malware PRO Lifetime License deal again today, 2012-08-27, 12 hours left at the time of posting.

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Re: BitsduJour Malware bytes Deal
« Reply #7 on: August 27, 2012, 01:40:48 PM »
+1 for Malwarebytes. Already use it on all my computers and recommend it to customers. Bought more licenses to support them.

Excellent product and the RTP is not obtrusive or CPU intensive.

Best cleaning tool I have found by far.

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Re: BitsduJour Malware bytes Deal
« Reply #8 on: August 27, 2012, 03:34:54 PM »
+1 for Malwarebytes. Already use it on all my computers and recommend it to customers.

Best cleaning tool I have found by far.

I'll second that. But I never use the RTP, I leave that up to MSE.

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Re: BitsduJour Malware bytes Deal
« Reply #9 on: August 27, 2012, 04:42:46 PM »
I'll second that. But I never use the RTP, I leave that up to MSE.

I run both - they don't conflict

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Re: BitsduJour Malware bytes Deal
« Reply #10 on: August 27, 2012, 05:48:57 PM »
I'll second that. But I never use the RTP, I leave that up to MSE.

I run both - they don't conflict

Understood, I'm just a bit gun-shy about that sort of thing (not to mention cheap... ;))

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Re: BitsduJour Malware bytes Deal
« Reply #11 on: August 28, 2012, 08:40:32 PM »
The free version is always the first out of my tool-box when faced with a family member's malware laden computers.  I usually talk the owner into purchasing a license to help keep them protected once I leave.  Rarely do I hear complaints about the program, and rarely do I come back at a later time to find their machines infested again.

And back when I spent way too much time obsessing over security, it seemed that one of the first suggestions given on various security forums when there was a suspected infection of some kind was to run the free version of Malware-Bytes.

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Re: BitsduJour Malware bytes Deal
« Reply #12 on: August 29, 2012, 02:23:16 AM »
Got a license, thanks.

Would people consider running just this, instead of an anti-virus?
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Re: BitsduJour Malware bytes Deal
« Reply #13 on: August 29, 2012, 02:51:07 AM »
< I wouldn't.

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Re: BitsduJour Malware bytes Deal
« Reply #14 on: August 29, 2012, 05:04:17 AM »
No - but it works great alongside MSE

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Re: BitsduJour Malware bytes Deal
« Reply #15 on: August 29, 2012, 06:44:09 AM »
I'm with them^

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Re: BitsduJour Malware bytes Deal
« Reply #16 on: August 30, 2012, 01:18:37 PM »
Would people consider running just this, instead of an anti-virus?
Even the Malwarebytes folks say that MBAM is intended as a supplement to an anti-virus program, not a substitute for one.  I take them at their word.  MBAM and Microsoft Security Essentials play very nicely together; in the past I've also found MBAM to play nicely with other AV programs.

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non-BitsduJour Malware bytes Deal
« Reply #17 on: October 09, 2012, 03:25:24 AM »
"Malwarebytes Pro Anti-Malware Lifetime" is being offered by an outfit called "Nothing but Software" at $13. 

I have no idea how long the deal will last, or exactly how reputable the nothingbutsoftware.com store is.  I must have bought something from them at one point since I get their email notices quite often, but those notices are usually relegated to the junk mail folder.  For some reason, this one caught my eye.

  - http://www.nothingbu...e/ProductCode/171045