Why does Malwarebytes Anti-Exploit block certain websites using Internet Explorer?

Document created by dshull Employee on May 12, 2017Last modified by jyamada on Jun 11, 2017
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Some websites may be blocked by Malwarebytes Anti-Exploit while using Internet Explorer because these sites use are using the deprecated Microsoft VBScripting engine.


As a workaround, you can disable this detection technique in Anti-Exploit. To do so, please do the following:

  1. Launch Anti-Exploit
  2. Click Settings > Advanced Settings
  3. Select the Application Hardening tab
  4. For the line, Disable Internet Explorer VB Scripting, uncheck the option for Browsers
  5. Click Apply