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I happened upon a site called AMTSO.org which is an anti malware standards testing site. It offers 6 tests to check the effectiveness of malware/phishing attempts. In every one of the test, Malwarebytes failed. It didn't prevent downloads of the test files (benign) which simulates malware and phishing. I currently subscribe to the premium version of this program. It kind of makes me wonder if I should be looking elsewhere for malware protection. Has anyone else had any experience with this?

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Those are artificial samples, and none of them are Mac samples. Throwing those on your hard drive somewhere is not in any way representative of a real-world scenario involving real Mac threats. Using that to decide whether to use Malwarebytes for Mac is kind of like trying to take a bite of the fake rubber display desserts at a restaurant and deciding whether to purchase dessert based on that experience.

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