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#1 isaccasi

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Posted 20 October 2016 - 11:11 PM

Is Malwarebytes Anti Ransomeware any good.? :notme:



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Posted 21 October 2016 - 01:42 AM

As far as free anti-ransomware goes there's not a better one, imho.



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Posted 21 October 2016 - 02:37 AM

It's current in beta, meaning it does have some bugs and can be unstable. Last time I tested it, it didn't protect against all ransomware, however it's better protection than nothing. You should also have backups too.

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Posted 21 October 2016 - 02:50 AM

Of the batch of current samples I've taken from my domain it protected against all of them. There's some geo-targetting going on too, I only used Australian distributed samples.



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Posted 21 October 2016 - 03:08 AM

Of the batch of current samples I've taken from my domain it protected against all of them. There's some geo-targetting going on too, I only used Australian distributed samples.

Yeah, usually those are roughly the same most common ransomware, which would likely already be made sure it was covered. I tested 20 different ransomware families, some old and new as that's the best way to make sure everything is covered.
 
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Posted 21 October 2016 - 04:49 AM

I realy on Bitdefender 2017+Malwarebytes Ransomeware+Zemana antimalware so i think i am good :guitar:



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Posted 21 October 2016 - 06:05 AM

That's a good line up. There's no protection like safe habits though ;)

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Posted 21 October 2016 - 06:11 AM

Expanding on xXToffeeXx's comments...a beta version of a product is one not completely tested to ensure its stability or reliability. 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 as a stable final product. Beta software is not intended for inexperienced users since it may contain bugs ranging in severity from minor features not working properly to problems that may potentially damage your system. I seldom recommend using betas of any program since you never know what bugs and quirks you may encounter which could affect your system...then you have to waste time researching and getting things straightened out. If you choose to use a beta program, you use it at your own risk.See Post #2 in this topic for the best defensive strategy to protect yourself from malware and ransomware (crypto malware) and a list of prevention tools.
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