In October 2020, Fortinet's FortiGuard Labs reported an arbitrary file deletion vulnerability in our product Malwarebytes for Windows. The product was mistakenly deleting good files that were symbolically linked to detections at the time of quarantine.
For more details of this vulnerability, see: CVE-2020-28641
To address this vulnerability, we released Malwarebytes version 18.104.22.168, Component package version 1.0.1122 on November 23, 2020.
To stay protected, upgrade to the latest version of Malwarebytes for Windows. For more information, see: