Malwarebytes, a popular antivirus program, has free and premium versions. It comes with the feature known as Web Protection that helps keep users safe from malware and other online threats by stopping them at the moment they try to attack without needing to run an analysis. Unfortunately, Web Protection has been known to turn itself off without explanation. Follow these steps if this occurs to you:

If you’re unable fix the problem with malwarebytes web protection by altering your browser or changing the settings, you may want to consider using System Restore to return to an earlier time when the issue did not occur. This can be done by right-clicking on the main executable of the program, and then selecting the « Properties » option. From there, select the « Compatibility » tab, and then choose the « Run this program as administrator » option.

Malwarebytes Web Protection detects and stops online scams such as browser lockers and scare tactics employed by scammers claiming to be tech support agents to steal money from unsuspecting victims. It also blocks third-party trackers that analyze online activity and use the information to target advertisements. Finally, it prevents malware from installing in-browser cryptocurrency miners, and allows other malware to be kicked out. If you’re unsure if this security suite is right for your needs, you can request a 60-day money back guarantee, which is much longer than the 30-day warranty offered by the majority of other security suites.