The function of a antivirus on the Internet is to recognize malwares by comparing them to a list. This regularly updated list includes definitions or if you want a list of the ingredients of a virus.
Although essential on several platforms, antivirus only protect what is “known”. What is acts as unknown threats is therefore a vulnerability (exploit), which is may be used by a hacker.
What is an “exploit” or a vulnerability?
An exploit is actually a vulnerability in a program or a specific application. The program contains thousands of lines of code wich are analyzed by the hacker. It may reveals a “workable” backdoor for his mischievous act. The hacker then program the attack specifically to take advantage of the vulnerability found.
Malwarebytes Anti-Exploit is a lightweight program that works perfectly with any antivirus. It acts as an extra layer of protection to detect exploitable parts of a given application in real time, and counter intrusion on it.
It acts on unknown threats that might happen on the application you use. Malwarebytes Anti-Exploit will be completely invisible most of the time and will not take any action but when an exploit attempt is made.
This program requires no no definition updates and runs in the background without you noticing it. It requires little memory and will not affect the browsing speed.
The free version will add an addon module to your browser and will protect the scripts in Java. This free protection will satisfy most users. A paid version is also available for specific applications.
Malwarebytes Anti-Exploit is another series of layers of protection because it wraps the navigation and protects you from unknown targeted attacks on the Internet. Everyone should download it!