Website blocked notification from Malwarebytes Anti-Malware Premium

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If Malwarebytes Anti-Malware Premium has blocked a malicious website, you can configure Web Exclusions to bypass the detection and access the website.  However, accessing a malicious website can result in an infection on your computer, and as such, we recommend you only exclude websites and applications you are familiar with.

 

When a malicious website is blocked, as depicted below, you may have encountered a domain, IP address, or process that is suspicious or known to contain malware.  

More information on website blocked notifications are available in the article  Received a Website Blocked notification from Malwarebytes for Windows.

 

 

Configure Web Exclusions

  1. Open Malwarebytes Anti-Malware Premium.

  2. Click Settings.
    Image of A scan has never been run on your computer notifications in Malwarebytes Anti-Malware.

  3. To the left, clickWeb Exclusions
    Image of Web Exclusions tab under General Settings in Malwarebytes Anti-Malware.

  4. On the Web Exclusions screen, see the three following options:
    1. Click Add IP to exclude an IP address.
    2. Click Add Domain to exclude a website.
    3. Click Add Process to exclude an application process.

Image of Web Exclusions in Malwarebytes Anti-Malware.

 

To see additional instructions for each option in Web Exclusions, see the sections below.

 

Add IP

  1. In the Add IP Exclusion window, enter the IP address.

  2. Click OK.

 

Add Domain 

  1. In the Add Domain Exclusion window, enter the website address.

  2. Click OK.

 

Add Process 

  1. In the Add Web Process Exclusion window, locate the process you want to exclude.

  2. Click the process, then click Open.

 

To see more about exclusions and its options, refer to the Malwarebytes Anti-Malware User Guide, Web Exclusions section.

 

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