This week users of Avast's antivirus product have reported Internet problems after performing an upgrade of a product. If users also have Malwarebytes installed, reports are coming in that Avast is causing conflicts with that program as well.
Chrome has started displaying alerts that suggest users remove programs that are considered incompatible applications with Chrome because they inject code into the browser's processes. In order to resolve these issues Bitdefender has decided to no longer monitor newer versions of Chrome with their anti-exploit technology.
Malwarebytes has released a Chrome and Firefox extension called "Malwarebytes Browser Extension (BETA)" that aims to protect your computer while browsing the web. When installed, this extension will block malicious sites, popups, tech support scams, and also acts as an advertising and tracking blocker.
Malwarebytes has released a new version of their flagship product, Malwarebytes 3.4.4, that includes an enhanced detection and cleaning engines, an updated user interface, more useful notifications, and the fixing of the damn stacked notifications bug.
An update pushed by Malwarebytes today for their Malwarebytes Anti-Malware product has caused a lot of problems for those who use their program. This new protection update caused mbamservice.exe to consume a lot of memory and upwards to 90% of the computer's CPU. A new update has been pushed that resolves these issues.
An end-of-the-year report from US cyber-security firm Malwarebytes reveals that ransomware, adware, and cryptojacking were extremely popular with cyber-criminals in 2017.
Malwarebytes has decided to retire the anti-adware tool called Junkware Removal Tool. With this announcement JRT will no longer be developer and anti-adware resources are shifting entirely to AdwCleaner and MBAM.
50 percent of organizations based in the United States have been targeted by ransomware attacks over the past 12 months. That's just one of the major findings of Understanding the Depth of the Ransomware Problem in the United States, a report commissioned by security firm Malwarebytes and conducted by Osterman Research.
Today Malwarebytes released their latest security offering called Malwarebytes Anti-Ransomware. Malwarebytes Anti-Ransomware, or MBARW for short, is currently in beta and is a small utility that runs in the background while quietly monitoring computer for behavior associated with file encrypting ransomware.