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Malwarebytes Update causes Massive false positives.

  1. #11


    Bay Area
    Posts : 21,838
    Windows 7 Home Premium x64


    I have both MalwareBytes and Superantispyware Pro. I won't be moving from either. I don't think Spybot has been relevant for some time. I have the Free Emsisoft Antimalware as well. A Guy

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  2. #12


    MD
    Posts : 865
    Windows 10 Pro x 64

    malware


    I am using as little 3rd party as possible so I hope Defender + MBAM do the trick; you are well protected.
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  3. #13


    This would not cause me to loose faith in malwarebytes. Mistakes happen from time to time, fortunately the impact of this one wasn't huge. Although for the people affected, unless they had a system image, I bet it seemed like a very big deal.
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  4. #14


    MD
    Posts : 865
    Windows 10 Pro x 64

    protection


    I agree. I will continue with MBAM and consider it an isolated incident.
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