Popular Windows security software maker, Malwarebytes, has released the first version of its scanning tool for Mac OSX systems.
The new software is called, Malwarebytes Anti-Malware for Mac.
But the security application, is not quite the same as its Windows counterpart. Back in March this year, Malwarebytes had acquired an app developer called The Safe Mac, and its security product called AdwareMedic.
Malwarebytes Anti-Malware for Mac is just a rebranded version of AdwareMedic.The latest release however is also an updated version. In spite of being released as a rebranded app, it does have some rather useful features. The app specializes in the detection [...]
Malwarebytes is renown for its excellent Anti-malware application for Windows computers.
The application comes in two versions: A free one which scans for malware and removes them, and a premium version which offers more features, like realtime protection, scheduled scanning, databases and more.
Like most premium software, Malwarebytes too, was affected by an unsolvable problem: Piracy. The company has sold millions of keys for the premium version of Malwarebytes Anti-Malware. But apparently, the software’s licensing system was insecure,and was easily fooled by duplicate keys (a same key used by more than one user) as well as pirate keys.
Malwarebytes, the makers of the popular anti-malware and anti-exploit software tools, has announced that it has acquired Junkware Removal Tool.
Marcin Kleczynski, the CEO and founder of Malwarebytes announced the news at their official forums.
Junkware Removal Tool. is a popular security program which detects and removes a variety of dangerous apps, commonly known as Potentially Unwanted Programs (PUPs).
PUPs that Junkware Removal Tool is capable of removing adware, spyware and toolbars.
Why are PUPs dangerous?
The biggest problem with PUPs, as they are disguised like genuine apps, or are embedded within good apps, and are installed silently [...]