The zero-day exploits are one of the most dangerous types of malicious attacks, as they’re focused on taking advantage of the software vulnerabilities before they get to be fixed and patched by the developers. They represent a very effective method of spreading of other malware like Trojans, worms, and so on. Therefore, if you truly care about the security of your data, system, and privacy; then taking care of the treat represented by the zero-day attacks is very important. Anyway, you should also take into account that prevention is always better than curing, and that’s not just a saying but also an acknowledged fact. Therefore being able to block the zero-day exploits from harming your applications and your system is clearly a better course of action than having to fix the already-done damage of successful zero-day attacks. That’s exactly what the Malwarebytes Anti-Exploit application does for you. It protects the usual targets of the zero-day exploits against the potential zero-day exploits. Since web browsers are one of the most usual targets for zero-day attacks, Malwarebytes Anti-Exploit protects all the popular ones, including Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome, Opera, but also related tools like Java, Flash, Shockwave, and any other browser plug-ins. Anyway, it doesn’t protect only browsers, but also renowned, widely-used utilities such as MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Adobe Acrobat Reader, Adobe Acrobat PRO or Foxit Reader.
This tool is also commended by the fact that it’s produced by the acknowledged, highly-acclaimed and widely-appreciated Malwarebytes’ team which also created the successful and highly-effective Malwarebytes’ Anti-Malware tool. Malwarebytes Anti-Exploit is also lightweight, easy-to-use and unobtrusive. Its compatibility with any other anti-malware and antivirus products is also a really nice advantage of this tool.
In conclusion I should say that it costs you nothing to install this tool and it could offer you a lot of in terms of improved security.
- Very lightweight and unobtrusive
- Supports all the popular browsers