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#1 vulcain

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Posted 22 June 2013 - 06:51 AM

Hello,
 
Malwarebytes released a new product, I attached the link, the explanation will be more appropriate:
 
If you have performed a test, I would like to have your opinion.
thank you
 
cordially

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Posted 22 June 2013 - 10:20 AM

For one thing, it doesn't say what it does. Too vague for me. And it's a Beta release. And they may only be releasing it in Beta to test the elements of the product for possible addition to Malware Bytes. Maybe it will never get out of Beta. I would hold off on using this. 



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Posted 22 June 2013 - 12:54 PM

Better overview here: http://betanews.com/2013/06/22/malwarebytes-unveils-anti-exploit-beta/

And above all:

Please note that this program is a beta version of a product and not completely tested to ensure its stability or reliability.

What is beta software?

After an initial round of in-house testing, software publishers often release new programs to be tested by the public. These pre-release versions are called beta software, usually denoted by a "b" in the version number, e.g., Netscape Navigator 2.0b5. Since the publisher couldn't possibly test the software under all possible conditions, it is reasonable to expect that wider use of the software may uncover problems that were not discovered during in-house testing. The publisher expects to be notified when users find such problems so that the program can be fixed before its official release.

In general, you should expect to run into bugs whenever using any piece of beta software. These bugs may range in severity from minor features that don't work to problems that cause your computer to crash. You should decide whether the benefit of new features in a beta program outweighs the risk of program instability before choosing to use a piece of beta software. You should also be aware that UITS will not have thoroughly tested beta software, nor will the software be guaranteed by its maker, so you should not expect the same level of support as you would receive for an official release version of the program.


Beta version software is useful for internal demonstrations, testing and previews to select customers, but may be unstable and not yet ready for a release candidate stage. The goal of a beta program is to collect information regarding the performance, quality, stability, and functionality of new products in order to iron out the bugs before they are released to the general public. If you choose to use a beta program, you use it at your own risk.

For more information about beta programs and software release stages, please read Software release life cycle

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Posted 22 June 2013 - 01:01 PM

Hello,
big thank you for the information, I'll wait for the final version,
very interéssant as product.
cordially

Edited by vulcain, 22 June 2013 - 01:02 PM.


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Posted 22 June 2013 - 01:35 PM

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