Recent update confirmed Malwarebytes blocking google.com and some other domains from being accessible to a certain number of users.
If you’re among those who experienced a temporary downtime on Google and confirmed it with a downtime detector, this article is to affirm and update you!
Welcome to diggwebsite.com as we digg a little into the recent downtime that reportedly occured as a result of Malwarebytes antivirus app blocking google.com for some users.
This actually happened on the 21st of September 2022 with respect to this articulated report.
And from what we’ve gathered on the Malwarebytes blocking Google, other sites as well as google Gmail and YouTube where temporarily unaccessible to some users of the antivirus app.
Apparently, this was a supposed inaccurate activity which as at the time of writing, has been said to be resolved.
Meanwhile, at exactly 4:25pm of 21st September 2022, Malwarebytes tweeted on Twitter that they were aware of the issue which affected google.com along with other domains and equally working to fix it.
Update On Malwarebytes Blocking Google.com
Note: as of the time of this writing, Malwarebytes updated that the issue has been resolved and taking turn to fix across all affected users.
Although we have no information as to why the Malwarebytes blocked google.com, the good news is that the issue has been resolved.