UTK Malwarebytes Discontinued

Changes to Antivirus & Malware Protection

The University‚Äôs contract with Malwarebytes expired on August 17, 2022. The Office of Innovative Technologies (OIT) recommends using Microsoft Defender, the built-in antivirus and malware protection for Windows.  Defender for macOS is available for ut-owned computers on the software download site. OIT currently does not provide an antivirus solution for personally-owned macOS devices

Uninstall Malwarebytes

University-owned Windows computers

Any Malwarebytes clients currently managed from the cloud, including most university-owned Windows computers and the software distributed by OIT, were removed on August 17, 2022, at 5:00 PM EDT. 

Personal Computers

If you downloaded the software from Malwarebytes directly, we recommend that you remove the software as you will be unable to renew your university subscription. 

Uninstall Malwarebytes for Windows
Uninstall and reinstall Malwarebytes for Mac


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