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Thanks Dave,


Ok I see "Ransomeware Protection" on the "Real-Time Protection" list. But I don't remember if it was there before.

Is that something that was just pushed out today?, because I got an update this morning 3/7/21 6:50AM PST which I absent mindedly loaded and so my new current version is 4.3.0.98. I was not paying attention; my bad. Just curious as to the exact change.

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No new high level modules have been added in a while.

The core of the application went to version 4.3 not long ago.

Periodically there are Component Package updates and version 1.0.1173 was the latest.

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Yes, as of this morning my "Version Information" reads:

"Version   Update package version     Component package version
4.3.0.98   1.0.37859                              1.0.1173
"Last updated 3/7/21 6:60 AM"

Is there anywhere on the website I can read details/description of Component package 1.0.1173 ?
 

 

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In the Malwarebytes for Windows Support Forum there is a thread that has a sequential series of Staff posts for each update whose body has information of what has been included, fixed or enhanced.  There are also other good "sticky" threads to read by Staff.

Malwarebytes 4.3

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