Malwarebytes Update

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  1. kemical

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    The anti-malware app Malwarebytes has recently been updated to 2.1.4:
    ref:
    https://www.malwarebytes.org/support/releasehistory/
    Download:
    https://www.malwarebytes.org/
     
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    Malwarebytes recently updated to 2.1.6:


     
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    Crap...all this updating and software reinstalling I forgot to put Malwarebytes on.....damn.
     
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    Malwarebytes™ today announced the release of Malwarebytes 3.0, a next generation antivirus replacement.

    Reference:
    https://press.malwarebytes.com/2016/12/08/malwarebytes-3-0-makes-antivirus-obsolete-protects-users-from-known-and-unknown-cyber-threats/

    Malwarebytes looks quite different too:

    malwarebytes.
     
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    I have a lifetime license so have been waiting for this,
     
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    Gonna keep my eye on this for when my Kaspersky license expires.

    After my Note 7 experience debacle. I don't think I'm going to jump onto new tech stuff till after it's been out for a while and tested real world by consumers.
     
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    Malwarebytes updated although this is posted mainly for information purposes
    Malwarebytes Support - Home Products Release History
     
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    Malwarebytes 3.0 Known Issues
    December, 2016
    • If you are running an earlier Alpha or Beta, and your upgrade to Malwarebytes 3.0 fails for any reason, simply uninstall the earlier version and then reinstall new version.
    • Occasionally, after installing, the user will see a “protection layer is off” warning while the protection is being or has already been automatically turned on.
    • Occasionally, after installing, the user could see a “failure to connect to service” error, usually a reboot or rerunning the installer will correct the failure.
    • Microsoft Security Essentials running alongside Malwarebytes 3.0 might cause system lockdowns under Windows 7 due to a buggy Microsoft update.
    • Some translated strings may still appear in English.
    • Clicking some of the help “?”s throughout Malwarebytes currently does not do anything.
    • Some Windows Insider Preview builds blue-screen at Malwarebytes 3.0's Web Protection.
    • Custom Scan options are not persisted for subsequent scans.
    • If Malwarebytes 3.0 is closed, a context menu scan does not open up to scan page.
    • New scans don't reset "Threats Quarantined" counter on Scan Summary page.
    • The correct date and time format is not enforced when adding or editing a scheduled scan.
    • Web protection can take a long time to start in Windows XP after upgrade from 2.x.
    • Custom anti-exploit shields are not enabled by default.
    • Website block notification appears multiple times on Windows XP.
    • Windows Vista: Post Expiration Notification for manual renewal appears after each reboot.
    • On Windows XP selecting a folder in Exclusions does not actually allow selecting a folder.
    • Currently allowed to add a Domain Exclusion on Windows XP but since this is not supported it will be ignored.
    • There may be some quirky behavior when resizing the user interface.
    • Some dialogs are improperly formatted with high DPI settings.
    • Any User Access Policy created in MBAM 2.x is not migrated when upgrading from MBAM 2.x to Malwarebytes 3.0; a new policy will have to be created.
    • Malwarebytes 3.0 Installation can fail if installed from an imdisk virtual disk.
    Many of the above issues have been addressed apart from the second one down (highlighted). User will reboot and see a message that Malwarebytes has protection turned off. (which isn't).

    Malwarebytes are aware of this issue and a patch is due for release soon. The last patch was supposed to address the issue but didn't work for everyone. The Malwarebytes team are beavering away trying to find that fix rest assured:
    "Protection layers" keep turning themselves off?
     
    #8 kemical, Jan 17, 2017 at 4:21 AM
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