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Security startup Malwarebytes acquires AdwCleaner to nip adware in the bud

Malwarebytes is acquiring a startup out of France called AdwCleaner, whose product specifically tackles and removes adware and has seen a total of 200 million downloads across Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8, 8.1, 10 in 32 and 64-bit platforms.


Tech support scams are getting more sophisticated

Scammers selling bogus tech support services have moved from cold calls to targeted pop-ups and malware, according to Malwarebytes researchers.

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4 Ways to sniff out a tech support scam

Malwarebytes gives a peek at the anatomy of a tech support scam; scammers at one time were selling $25 versions of Malwarebytes software for as much as $1,000.


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Malwarebytes Acquires AdwCleaner

Malwarebytes™ today announced the acquisition of AdwCleaner, one of the world’s most frequently downloaded tools for removing potentially unwanted programs (PUPs), adware, toolbars and other unwanted software.


Proofpoint CEO Gary Steele Joins Malwarebytes Board of Directors

Malwarebytes™ today announced the appointment of Gary Steele, CEO at Proofpoint, to the Malwarebytes Board of Directors.


Malwarebytes Continues Global Growth; Hires Jeff Hurmuses to Head Asia Pacific Operations

Malwarebytes today announced the hiring of Jeff Hurmuses as Area Vice President for Asia Pacific. Hurmuses, has a proven track record of building and leading fast-growing enterprise technology companies in the Asia Pacific region, previously leading company efforts for Barracuda Networks, Tandberg, Dell Force 10 and Watchguard Technologies, among others.