Malwarebytes for Windows 3.0.6 Release Notes

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Malwarebytes for Windows 3.0.6 released on January 25, 2017.

 

Performance/protective capability

  • Several improvements to malware detection and remediation capabilities
  • Several performance improvements, including improving startup time, addressing memory leaks and reducing CPU usage after a scan has completed
  • Added MS Publisher as a default Protected Application for anti-exploit protection

 

Usability

  • Fixed issue where a previously activated Premium license could be dropped incorrectly
  • Fixed issue where Malwarebytes version information would revert to default values of 3.0.0 in certain cases, such as when coming back from minimal safe mode
  • Fixed issue where ‘Real-Time Protection turned off’ notifications would display incorrectly on initial startup
  • Fixed problem where the "Check for updates every" setting would get stuck at 14 days after changing frequency to "Days"
  • Fixed Help question marks throughout the main user interface so that they work when clicked

 

Stability/issues fixed

  • Addressed several crashes and blue screens, including the BSOD that could occur with Web Protection on Windows Insider Previews
  • Fixed the issue with Exploit Protection that caused Edge to crash/hang on Windows Insider Previews
  • Fixed issue when Exploit Protection was enabled that caused PowerPoint to not load
  • Fixed conditions that could lead to an ‘Unable to connect to service’ error
  • Fixed issue where exclusions did not work properly when there were associated threat traces detected
  • Fixed issue where Web Protection would not start up properly
  • Fixed numerous scan hangs or crashes, including one that could occur during heuristics phase
  • Numerous other fixes to improve overall program stability and usability

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