IObit Malware Fighter Review

IObit Malware Fighter

IObit Malware Fighter provides real-time all-around protection for your privacy, browsers and system from spyware, adware, ransomware, bots, keyloggers and other threats that might compromise them. It detects and eliminates these threats from your computer ensuring optimal system performance and protecting you from identity theft or identity fraud.

Clean and modern in appearance, each module, button or option clearly marked and explaining what they do. With a 60-day money-back guarantee included with its purchase.

Real-time Protection

IObit Malware Fighter provides real-time protection from malware, adware, Trojans, keyloggers, bots, hijackers and more. With five guards that keep an eye on startup programs, browser settings, cookies, website visits and files accessed – Malware Fighter keeps threats out.

The program also comes equipped with a password-protected safe box to secure sensitive and private information against unwarranted access and ransomware attacks. Furthermore, its anti-ransomware engine safeguards your important files by blocking unsigned documents and programs, and its camera guard blocks unknown programs from accessing your webcam.

IObit Malware Fighter’s user interface has been updated, making it more accessible and user-friendly. Additionally, it can integrate with other security software for enhanced protection; there is even a technical support forum and email help available for any additional questions that arise. Finally, there’s even a 30-day free trial option allowing you to test it before paying anything!


IObit offers an impressive suite of anti-tracking features. This includes homepage protection, download protection and DNS protection; additionally it monitors cookies and blocks any tracking attempts.

The Smart Scan button launches an in-depth scan of system areas, currently active processes and key files. However, scan speeds tend to be below average and the package may take up to an extra minute on an initialization step before beginning scanning for threats.

IObit Malware Fighter offers basic protection and can work alongside other security suites. The Pro version adds Bitdefender integration as well as several extra features, including MBR guard, camera guard, USB disk guard, malicious action protection, 60-day money-back guarantee and 60-day refund policy for 1-PC licenses purchased annually. IObit provides other PC utilities and security tools – its website may be cumbersome due to ads; additionally it may prompt you to install additional software during setup process.


With eight guards (Network, File, Startup, Process, MBR, Camera, USB and Behavior), IObit Malware Fighter ensures real-time protection against spyware, adware, trojans, keyloggers, bots worms hijackers and ransomware in real time. Boasting an all-new anti-malware engine capable of scanning deeper and faster for better PC protection.

Browser Password Guard safeguards local browser passwords against unauthorised access and privacy leakage, automatically clearing tracking cookies to add an extra layer of protection and ensure safe surfing.

IObit Malware Fighter provides an effective malware scanner and some extra features, but its excessive self-promotion and intrusive ads make using it less enjoyable. Furthermore, the program promotes other IObit products — like VPN and firewall services — unnecessarily which could cause users to install them indiscriminately. Nonetheless, it remains an excellent choice for Windows PCs thanks to its intuitive user interface and special features designed to increase computer performance.

Privacy Protection

At its core, IObit Malware Fighter provides many useful functions. These include DNS protection to safeguard your network security; disk cleanup to free up space; homepage protection that stops malicious changes from affecting homepage; privacy sweep to clear online traces and clearing them; as well as its real-time protection of files, processes and system modules as well as protecting cameras against unwarranted access.

The premium version adds the advanced Bitdefender engine as well as ransomware protection, USB protection, and file storage features to protect data against ransomware attacks. Furthermore, the pro version proactively shields against cryptoware to stop it spreading through business computers.

The software offers an intuitive user experience with clear options and is user-friendly, featuring a dashboard displaying computer status as well as various tabs for antivirus, privacy, and utilities. Scan scans by selecting files or folders within Explorer and clicking “Scan button.”

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