What is Malwarebytes Premium?

What is happening?

What is happening?

From the 31st of May 2024, the Malwarebytes Premium anti-virus software offer will no longer be offered to Online Banking customers. Malwarebytes Premium was an exclusive offer for customers who use Online Banking, designed to block malware on a variety of desktop and mobile devices. The software offer had been in place for the past five years for our customers.

What does that mean for me?

What does that mean for me

Malwarebytes will be emailing licence holders (NatWest customers with Premium anti-virus-software) from 14th May to advise that the free offer is coming to an end with effect 31st May 2024. Customers will be given the option to retain from 1-20 licences for an 85% discount. Customers who do not wish to take up this offer will automatically migrate to the free version of Malwarebytes or can choose to uninstall the software. You can see a comparison of protections offered from the free version and paid versions on the Malwarebytes website.

What if I do not want to pay for anti-virus?

What if I do not want to pay for anti-virus

We always want our customers to remain proactive and vigilant in the face of fraud and scams, and whilst we are removing this product, Malwarebytes do have a free version that you can chose to retain. There are also many free anti-virus products on the market that you may wish to utilise instead.

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