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Hi, Patojonas:

 

Until staff comes along, IIRC I don't think MBAM works with the Eicar test file?

 

Perhaps this will work: How can I verify that Malwarebytes Anti-Malware is working?

 

Also, there's a special area of the forum for v.2.00 BETA feedback >>HERE<<. :)

I'm not certain, but I would guess that the dev team might prefer that topics about the beta version be posted there, so that they will be easier to find?

 

Cheers,

 

daledoc1

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Patojonas:
 
MBAM specifically targets binaries that start with the first two characters being; MZ
They can be; EXE, CPL, SYS, DLL, SCR and OCX. Any of these files types can be renamed to be anything such as;  TXT, JPG, CMD and BAT and they will still be targeted just as long as the binary starts with 'MZ'.
 
As you can see by the string, it is not a PE and thus it is not targeted.  Therefore it is not going to be detected.

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