Malwarebytes is to accept Bitcoin payments for its consumer anti-malware suite.
According to the company, it will accept Bitcoin for its Anti-Malware Pro product and any products that are purchased with Bitcoin will have a Bitcoin logo on the page. Malwarebytes will be using Coinbase as the payment platform.
Marcin Kleczynski, CEO of Malwarebytes, said that it was excited to accept a crypto currency that provides a level of anonymity to users. “Protecting customer privacy is part of our DNA, and taking payment in Bitcoins is a logical extension of that ethos. We think the story behind Bitcoin is an exciting one as well, and we’re thrilled to support the Bitcoin community. Malwarebytes is a forward-leaning company, and this is a natural fit,” he said.
As the currency’s popularity has grown, the team recognised its appeal and wanted to support its customers and the Bitcoin community by offering an added secure option for purchasing the solution.
Also accepting Bitcoin is US online travel agency CheapAir.com for hotel reservations, and personal finance Mint who also partnered with Coinbase to allow its users to integrate Bitcoin transactions into their traditional accounts.