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Hi, I'm new to using Malwarebytes. I would like to scan a compromised iMac I have that is running Sierra to see what malware it may have picked up. If I install the free trial version of Malwarebytes, does that file have the most up to date database? If not, how would I go about installing the most recent I do not want to connect the iMac to the internet, so I cannot get any updates that way. I've been looking through the Mac forum, but could not find an answer to my question, so I'm hoping I didn't just overlook it. Thank you for your time.

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AFAIK, the only way to ensure an up-to-date database requires Internet connectivity. The current version will only come with the malware database that was current at the time it was released.

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I have seen old threads from previous versions of the software that seemed to indicate that there was a file you could download to update offline, but wasn't sure if maybe that was still in place for the current iteration.

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Malwarebytes for Mac will work just fine offline, but it requires a connection to download updates. There is no way currently to download these database updates and apply them while offline.

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