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Title: Malwarebytes
Post by: Corrine on November 04, 2019, 09:04:18 PM
Malwarebytes Version 4.0 has been released. The update includes the new Malwarebytes Katana Engine which has new detection technologies to provide greater security. In addition, the user interface has been designed:

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Following are the key features from the Announcement (https://forums.malwarebytes.com/topic/253227-announcing-malwarebytes-40-for-windows/):
See the referenced Announcement for Known Issues, FAQs and other information.

System Requirements: Malwarebytes Version 4.0 no longer works on Windows XP or Windows Vista. However, Malwarebytes 3.x, will be supported for the foreseeable future.

Windows 10 Note: Although Malwarebytes is an antivirus software, if you use another program as your antivirus (Windows Defender, McAfee, etc.) as your antivirus, it is necessary to make a change in Malwarebytes. Go to Settings > Windows Action Center, change the setting to "Never register Malwarebytes in the Action Center". Malwarebytes 4.0 will continue to run with the installed antivirus in compatibility mode.

Update:

Malwarebytes 4.0 can be installed over the top of your exist Malwarebytes programs. If you do not want to wait for the upgrade to be offered, you can download and run the installer from https://www.malwarebytes.com/ (https://www.malwarebytes.com/) (direct download link here (https://www.malwarebytes.com/mwb-download/thankyou/)) Malwarebytes 4.0 will automatically remove the old Anti-Malware, Anti-Exploit and Anti-Ransomware and upgrade them all to Malwarebytes 4.0.

References:
Title: Re: Malwarebytes
Post by: Metallica on November 05, 2019, 08:22:16 AM
User guide version 4: https://support.malwarebytes.com/docs/DOC-3530?lang=en_US&affiliate=&x-source=mb4pchelp
Title: Re: Malwarebytes
Post by: Corrine on May 24, 2021, 09:43:50 PM
Malwarebytes Version 4.4.0.117 component package 1.0.1308 has been released.

From 4.4.0.117 component package 1.0.1308 (https://forums.malwarebytes.com/topic/274681-malwarebytes-44/?fbclid=IwAR3X8sNnuvmzQPzkNZv4kM0qHdly_ob1ENk9CCGGbwVwL5ZSzOkOoc-dpVw):

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What’s New in 4.4:
  • Reduced redundancy for Web Blocks when integrated with Browser Guard
  • Teams Browser Guard tooltip
  • Enhancements for streamlining the WSC integration
  • Enhanced update functionality
  • Improved detection and remediation     
  • Improved performance
Some Issues now addressed:
  • Fixed: Issue seen after installer upgrade where mbamservice not updated
  • Fixed: We leave crash dump files on disk after uninstall of MBAM
  • Fixed: Not able to uninstall MBAM in Safe Mode under certain circumstances
  • Fixed: MBAM UI is slow to open
  • Fixed: Several UI issues

Either wait for the 'Update Available' notification or update manually by clicking "Check for updates" in Settings > General.