Adware and PUPs can actually be far more invasive and dangerous on the Mac than “real” malware. We demonstrate with analysis of Crossrider, a sophisticated Mac adware that uses evasion and persistence techniques more complex than nation-state malware.
We look at the ways in which criminals and vultures use less-than-honest tactics to fleece the search engine industry for a piece of its billion-dollar pie.
Riskware is a type of software that, while considered legitimate, can still put users at risk in some way. Learn why anti-malware vendors detect it, and how to tell whether the apps you use are riskware or not.
How can we help our less tech-savvy friends stay more secure online? By giving them a lazy person’s guide to cybersecurity, we can offer maximum protection for minimal effort.
By identifying and detecting Potentially Unwanted Programs (PUPs), Malwarebytes protects its users while giving them the right to choose whether they continue using their services. Learn why we do this, and how software programs can be reconsidered as legitimate under our PUP criteria.
CyberByte has stolen Malwarebytes’ intellectual property, and has been using our data without permission in their CyberByte Antivirus software.
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).