November 9, 2017 - This week, a United States District Court judge ruled in Malwarebytes' favor, dismissing a lawsuit brought against us by Enigma Software Group USA LLC (“Enigma”). Essentially, they sued us because we classified two of their software programs as Potentially Unwanted Programs (PUPs).
July 19, 2017 - The final episode of our adware series talks specifically about the tools that we use in identifying adware and the places where it lurks on a system.
June 28, 2017 - In this part of the series, we are going to have a look at types of adware that are very hard to find and remove, like ADS, rootkits, and file-less infections.
June 8, 2017 - Part 5 of this adware series shows the reader how the can use Process Explorer to have a close look at other files that are interacting with a suspicious process.
May 31, 2017 - Adware loves to use Scheduled Tasks and Windows services as a timer to show you their advertisements at set intervals. This post tells you how to delete and disable them.
May 10, 2017 - Part 3 in this series deals with removing programs and files responsible for the unsolicited advertisements.
May 3, 2017 - In part 2 of our adware series, we focus on a few methods to reroute, intercept, and change your internet traffic.
April 27, 2017 - PUPs and more specifically system optimizers have been found turning to tech support scams to increase the amount of money they can take from their unsuspecting customers.
April 26, 2017 - In this series, we will be using the below flowchart to follow the process of determining which adware we are dealing with. The idea is to give you an idea of how many different types of adware are around for Windows systems.
March 20, 2017 - In this blog, we expose a family of backdoor drivers that have been included in various PUPs of Chinese origin for several years.