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    3.6.1 · Malwarebytes

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    3.5.1 · Malwarebytes

    Performance/protective capability

    • Added support for Hypervisor Code Integrity (HVCI) and Device Guard to meet Microsoft compliance requirements

    • Improved the remediation process so fewer reboots are required

    • Improved the accuracy of the Web Protection module

    • Improved driver management for increased stability

    • Continued improvements to overall protection, detection and remediation

      Usability

    • Updated the dashboard design to better showcase Malwarebytes real-time protection features

    • Updated Notification Center behavior to make it easier to dismiss

    • Numerous other user interface and copy enhancements

    Stability/issues fixed

    • Fixed issue where anti-ransomware module could cause high CPU and memory use
    • Fixed an issue where Malwarebytes would open to the scan tab instead of the dashboard
    • Fixed reported crashes related to Web Protection
    • Fixed several translation issues
    • Addressed other miscellaneous defects
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    3.4.5 · Malwarebytes

    Performance/protective capability

    • Improved remediation for shortcuts and tasks
    • Added better handling for heavily infected systems to streamline detection & remediation
    • Continued improvements to overall protection, detection and remediation

    Usability

    • Added Notification Center for easy access to most recent real-time block notifications
    • Added category to website blocked notification to show the reason why site was blocked
    • Improved report design for better usability
    • Added device name to My Account screen in preparation to sync with My Account portal
    • Updated the API used to interact with Windows Action/Security Center
    • Changed the 'Recover if missed by' setting for Scheduled Scans to be enabled by default for new scans
    • Numerous other user interface and copy improvements

    Stability/issues fixed

    • Fixed issue where files did not save properly with anti-ransomware enabled
    • Fixed issue where notifications could stack so you might see multiple versions of same message
    • Fixed issue where Beta opt in setting would not honor Restore Defaults
    • Updated the 7-Zip library to the latest version, v.18.01
    • Improved upgrade process from earlier versions of Malwarebytes
    • Continued improvements to driver operation and management
    • Fixed several crashes, including a blue screen related to Web Protection
    • Addressed other miscellaneous defects
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    3.3.1.2183 · Malwarebytes

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    3.3.1.2183 · Malwarebytes

    Performance/protective capability

    • Improved remediation in Chrome browser
    • Numerous enhanced protection techniques and remediation capabilities

    Usability

    • Improved notification design for better readability
    • Added new quick tour module in Free and Trial versions
    • Added informational modules to the bottom of Scan Progress page in Free and Trial versions
    • Improved update process to allow more dynamic updating of user interface components
    • Other minor user interface improvements

    Stability/issues fixed

    • Fixed issue where the Malwarebytes tray application showed in ALT+Tab list
    • Improved Web Protection compatibility with third-party applications
    • Improved driver management
    • Added dynamic hooking to Exploit Protection to better manage compatibility with third-party applications
    • Fixed issue where certain notifications would not display properly after waking from sleep
    • Fixed issue on XP where certain files were not fully uninstalled
    • Fixed a crash related to rootkit scanning
    • Addressed other miscellaneous user interface improvements and defects
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    3.2.2.2029 · Malwarebytes

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    3.2.2018 · Malwarebytes

    Performance/protective capability

    • Improved memory usage
    • Reinstalling with an older installer will no longer downgrade update packages
    • Improved self-protection module stability and resiliency
    • Numerous enhanced malware protection techniques and remediation capabilities

    Usability

    • Clicking ‘Install Application Updates’ button now downloads available component updates and releases regardless of limits in place for automatic update delivery
    • Added a button to access the ‘Malwarebytes My Account’ portal from in-app My Account screen
    • Added new setting that allows you to opt in to automatically receive Beta component updates and full releases
    • Minor user interface redesigns, including confirmation of scan completion post-reboot

    Stability/issues fixed

    • Fixed numerous problems that could occur when upgrading from earlier versions to Malwarebytes 3
    • Fixed an issue where updates would fail if attempted right after PC comes out of sleep
    • Fixed an issue where the user interface could become non-responsive if mapped drives were present
    • Fixed several issues that could lead to an ‘Unable to connect the service’ message
    • Improved overall stability of drivers
    • Addressed several translation issues
    • Fixed several crashes and hangs related to the service and tray
    • Addressed many other miscellaneous defects and user interface improvements
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    3.1.2.1733 · Malwarebytes

    Performance/protective capability

    • Multiple enhancements result in reduction of memory usage
    • Faster load time and responsiveness of third-party applications
    • Improved performance of Web Protection
    • Faster Malwarebytes 3 program startup time and responsiveness of user interface
    • New detection and protection layer with machine learning based anomaly detection (to be deployed gradually even if it shows “enabled” under Settings)
    • Improved Self-Protection by requiring escalated privileges to disable protections or deactivate a license
    • Enhanced malware protection techniques and remediation capabilities
    • Added an automatic monthly scheduled scan in Free mode

    Usability

    • Added ability to control the priority of manual scans on the system
    • Added setting to turn off ‘Real-Time Protection turned off’ notifications when protection was specifically disabled by the user
    • Added ability to exclude the last website blocked by Web Protection via the tray menu
    • Fixed several defects related to configuring Custom Scans, including selecting child folders and fixing issues with touch screens
    • Fixed problem where a right-click context scan appeared broken after scheduled scan due to misleading "Cannot start a scan while another one is in progress" message
    • Fixed issue where you could not add or edit a scheduled scan in Spanish and some other languages
    • Fixed issue where scan could appear stuck on Heuristics Analysis when it had actually completed successfully
    • Fixed issue where Self-Protection setting would fail to toggle correctly after an upgrade

    Stability/issues fixed

    • Fixed several crashes in the Web Protection module
    • Fixed issue where Ransomware Protection would be stuck in ‘Starting’ state after a reboot
    • Fixed a conflict with Norton that caused web pages not to load and plug-ins to crash in Chrome
    • Fixed issue with WMI protection technique in Exploit Protection that could cause Office applications to crash
    • Fixed several crashes related to the service and tray
    • Fixed many other miscellaneous defects and user interface improvements