Malwarebytes has acquired Binisoft, the developer of the popular Windows Firewall Control application. The security company is planning to strengthen its EndPoint Protection Platform with the web protection that the latter offers.
Binisoft is known for its USB Flash Drives Control program which allows the user advanced security options, for enabling the plugged in USB device to work in read mode, write mode or execute mode, depending on how you want to use the drive.
Windows Firewall Control is (was) an application which allows users to use the built-in Firewall in Windows in a much more efficient manner, to block network connections by using advanced filters to prevent [...]
MalwareBytes Anti-Exploit 1.08.1.1189 has been released, and the new version mostly consists of bug fixes.
If you haven’t heard of the app, here is a brief description.
And don’t mistake it for the company’s famous software, Malwarebytes Anti-Malware, that’s their flagship malware scanner and removal application. MalwareBytes Anti-Exploit is sort of a companion application to it, which prevents malicious scripts from running on your computer. This isn’t restricted just to browsers, it can also prevent malicious code hidden in applications.
Although the free version is pretty much restricted to attacks in web browsers and Java. The [...]
Ransomware is a rising threat today, and have been found to infect several computers around the World.
If you aren’t aware what a ransomeware does, here is a very brief description. It is a malicious program which installs itself on a computer and encrypts all the files stored on the hard drive, and locks them behind a password. And it is almost impossible to decryot the files without the encryption key.
The ransomware then displays a ransom note asking users to pay a sum of money to the attackers, within a [...]
Google Chrome may be the most popular web browser in the world, but it sure has a downside to being so.
A new malware has been spotted on the internet, which disguises itself as a Google Chrome clone and spams the user with popups and ads.
Malwarebytes reports that this PUP (Potentially Unwanted Program) is called eFlash browser, and it is not exactly a regular browser hijack. It actually installs a new browser on the user’s PC. It replaces Google Chrome’s icons with lookalikes which it creates, and also sets itself as the default handler of some file extensions and URLs, and also as the default browser.
The PUP also places some web shortcuts [...]