Malwarebytes acquires AdwCleaner

As part of our mission to get more aggressive in the detection of Potentially Unwanted Programs (PUPs) we are announcing the acquisition of AdwCleaner.

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Malwarebytes gets tougher on PUPs

We are getting even more critical about what we call a PUP, and what what we are going to be detecting and removing from user systems.

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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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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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V3 Technology Awards 2015

Good news from London. Today might be Black Friday, but I’m feeling pretty bright after finding out the folks over at V3.co.uk have honored me with this years ‘Technology Hero of The Year’ Award.

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