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Windows 7: Malwarebytes Anti-Exploit (Out of Beta)

12 Jun 2014   #1
A Guy

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Windows 7 Home Premium x64 SP1
Malwarebytes Anti-Exploit (Out of Beta)

Popular software programs contain millions of line of code. Bad guys exploit flaws (vulnerabilities) in the code to deliver malware. Except when they can’t. Malwarebytes Anti-Exploit wraps three layers of security around popular browsers and applications, preventing exploits from compromising vulnerable code. Not an antivirus, but compatible with most antivirus, Malwarebytes Anti-Exploit is a small, specialized shield designed to protect you against one of the most dangerous forms of malware attacks. And it’s free.
Added new protection techniques for "Operating System Security Bypass Protection" Layer
Added new protection techniques for "Application Behavior Protection" Layer
Added ability to enable or disable pre-determined shields
Added ability to manage (add/delete) custom shields
Added visual distinction in traybar icon between started and stopped
Added visual distinction between pre-determined, custom and CLI shields
Added automatic upgrades to newer versions
Added distinction between Free and Premium based on license key
Free version protects browsers, browser add-ons and Java
Premium version includes all shields and custom shields management
Improved application termination when an exploit is blocked
Improved optimizations results in reduced size of MBAE.EXE by 3.5 times
Changed MBAE logs directory to %AllUsersProfile%\Malwarebytes Anti-Exploit
Updated end user license agreement
Fixed bug with GUI flashing for a second before minimizing to traybar
Fixed bug with certain API hooks
Fixed bug with unshielding right after installation
Fixed false positive when playing DVDs in Windows Media Player

A Guy

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12 Jun 2014   #2

Windows 7 ultimate 64-bit

Thanks for the heads up on this one Guy; just downloaded and installed it so hopefully it will catch anything harmful.
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12 Jun 2014   #3

Desk1 7 Home Prem / Desk2 10 Pro / Main lap Asus ROG 10 Pro 2 laptop Toshiba 7 Pro Asus P2520 7 & 10

I think it was the beta I downloaded Bill I shall give this one a try as I am having problems with Windows Explorer although it might not be related.
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12 Jun 2014   #4
A Guy

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Home Premium x64 SP1

The free should not be interacting with Explorer I believe

Protects Internet Explorer, Firefox, Chrome, and Opera browsers
Protects browser components, including Java, Adobe Reader, Flash, and Shockwave
Defends against drive-by download attacks
Shields vulnerable applications, including Microsoft Office, Adobe Reader, Apple Quicktime, and VLC Player
Blocks unknown and common exploit kits, including Blackhole, Sakura, Phoenix, and Incognito
Is compatible with most common anti-malware and antivirus products
Doesn’t use a signature database—no need for constant updating
It's mostly browser and internet facing applications. Of course since there are some known issues, it's always possible. A Guy
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17 Jun 2014   #5

Windows 10 Pro

Added info to this thread here on it:

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