Brief Overview

Malwarebytes protects individuals and businesses against dangerous threats such as malware, ransomware, and exploits.


3979 Freedom Circle, 12th floor
Santa Clara, CA 95054


Marcin Kleczynski, founder and CEO of Malwarebytes, attended the University of Illinois where he majored in computer science. He’s received Ernst and Young’s Entrepreneur of the Year award and is named in Forbes 30 Under 30.


Malwarebytes formerly Malwarebytes Anti-Malware was founded by Marcin Kleczynski in 2008 to address the deficiencies in major security vendor software but the first release was in January 2006. The company started with a free product and upsell for additional support and capability. The company is headquartered in Santa Clara, California with more than 450 employees across 15 countries.

Key Competitors

McAfee , Trend Micro, Cylance

Products and Services

The proactive anti-malware and Internet security products offered by Malwarebytes are as follows:

• Business products
o Malwarebytes Endpoint Security
• Includes Malwarebytes Anti-Malware for Business
• Includes Malwarebytes Anti-Exploit for Business
• Includes Malwarebytes Management Console
• Includes Mac remediation client
• Includes anti-ransomware client
o Malwarebytes Breach Remediation
• Includes PC and Mac clients
• Includes PC Forensic Timeliner
• Business support services
o Premium Service
o Premium Silver Service
o Premium Gold Service
o Quick Start Service

Their products operate on computers and servers running Windows, Windows Server, and Mac OS X operating systems.