Malwarebytes Anti-Malware vulnerability disclosure

In early November, a well-known and respected security researcher by the name of Tavis Ormandy alerted us to several security vulnerabilities in the consumer version of Malwarebytes Anti-Malware. Within days, we were able to fix several of the vulnerabilities server-side and are now internally testing a new version (2.2.1) to release in the next 3-4 weeks to patch the additional client-side vulnerabilities.

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Yontoo: PUPs with two faces

We take a look at the methods that the installers for Yontoo browser hijackers use to keep as much information about their program as possible away from security researchers.

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Introducing the Malwarebytes Anti-Ransomware Beta

For the last four years, ransomware has evolved into one of the biggest threats to cyber security that I’ve seen in a long time. Names like CryptoLocker, CryptoWall, and CTBLocker keep average computer users and IT security Jedis alike up at night. For good reason: Ransomware is cunning, effective, and proliferating, and the cyber security industry hasn’t really had an answer for it. But we’ve got one now.

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Malwarebytes Raises $50 Million from Fidelity

We’re very excited to announce that we have closed our second round of funding with a fantastic investment partner, Fidelity. For a startup, choosing an investment partner and making a deal happen is usually a stressful process. But this was as close to a no brainer as possible.

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WebSearcher PUP applies Proxy Lockdown

WebSearcher is an adware application that uses a proxy and denies the normal user the right to change the proxy settings.

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