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Hello again Malwarebytes Beta community,

Hoping you are all doing fine, we want to let you know we have just released a new Beta of your product, version 4.4.0.117 component package 1.0.1306

If you are running a previous version of Malwarebytes with the Beta Updates Setting turned on it means you have signed up for our Beta Updates Program and you will get the Malwarebytes 4.4 Beta as an update. As usual, if you don't want to wait for the 'Update Available' notification, go right ahead and retrieve the update manually by clicking "Check for updates" in Settings > General.

What’s New in this 4.4 Beta:

  • Reduced redundancy for Web Blocks when integrated with Browser Guard
  • Teams Browser Guard tooltip
  • Enhancements for streamlining the WSC integration 
  • Enhanced update functionality
  • Improved detection and remediation     
  • Improved performance

Some Issues now addressed:

  • Fixed: Issue seen after installer upgrade where mbamservice not updated
  • Fixed: We leave crash dump files on disk after uninstall of MBAM
  • Fixed: Not able to uninstall MBAM in Safe Mode under certain circumstances
  • Fixed: MBAM UI is slow to open
  • Fixed: Several UI issues

Thank you so much.

-Erix

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Malwarebytes Beta community,

Hoping you are all doing fine, we want to let you know we have just released a quick new Beta update to your product, version 4.4.0.117 component package 1.0.1308

If you are running a previous version of Malwarebytes with the Beta Updates Setting turned on it means you have signed up for our Beta Updates Program and you will get the Beta update. As usual, if you don't want to wait for the 'Update Available' notification, go right ahead and retrieve the update manually by clicking "Check for updates" in Settings > General.

Issue addressed:

  • Fixed: Websites significantly slower after applying Beta 4.4

Thank you so much.

-Erix

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Hello again Malwarebytes Beta community,

We want to let you know we recently released a new Beta of your product, version 4.4.0.117 component package 1.0.1318

If you are running a previous version of Malwarebytes with the Beta Updates Setting turned on it means you have signed up for our Beta Updates Program and you will get the Malwarebytes 4.4 Beta as an update. As usual, if you don't want to wait for the 'Update Available' notification, go right ahead and retrieve the update manually by clicking "Check for updates" in Settings > General.

What’s New in this 4.4 Beta:

  • Continued Reduced redundancy for Web Blocks when integrated with Browser Guard
  • Help Page for Teams
  • Improved Trial notifications for Teams
  • Enhancements for WSC integration at Upgrades
  • Enhanced update functionality
  • Improved detection and remediation     
  • Improved performance

Some Issues now addressed:

  • Fixed: Dashboard Cards should be accessed and opened using Keyboard navigation
  • Fixed: MWAC.sys BSOD KMODE_EXCEPTION_NOT_HANDLED (1e)
  • Fixed: Mwac.sys BSOD (DPC_WATCHDOG_VIOLATION -0x133)
  • Fixed:  Incorrect header for Something went wrong page
  • Fixed: Threat scan advanced options window: text and fields are shifted/moved to the left
  • Fixed: Several UI issues

Thank you so much.

-Erix

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Malwarebytes Beta community,

We want to let you know we recently released a new Beta of your product, version 4.4.0.117 component package 1.0.1338

If you are running a previous version of Malwarebytes with the Beta Updates Setting turned on it means you have signed up for our Beta Updates Program and you will get the Malwarebytes 4.4 Beta as an update. As usual, if you don't want to wait for the 'Update Available' notification, go right ahead and retrieve the update manually by clicking "Check for updates" in Settings > General.

What’s New in this 4.4 1.0.1338 Beta:

  • Enhanced Support for Edge Browsers
  • Teams Banner for Trials
  • Enhanced Hardening against False Positives
  • Enhanced detection and remediation

Some Issues now addressed:

  • Fixed: Update available notification does not display when auto updates is turned off
  • Fixed: User's seeing "Malwarebytes native message has stopped working" when closing chrome *
  • Fixed: Switching between settings tabs shows incorrect behaviour
  • Fixed:  Malwarebytes web protection slowing down PC (CU: 1.0.1292)
  • Fixed: Cannot change password for user access if password is too long
  • Fixed: MWAC is not handling IP address exclusions specified as an IP Integer value
  • Fixed: Check for updates is not disabled in jump list menu while scan is in progress
  • Fixed: Delay RTP when Malwarebytes starts seconds does not honor restore defaults
  • Several UI Issues
    • Fixed: The Upgrade button on the RTP card navigates the user to a wrong place
    • Fixed: Password length restriction not visibly enforced
    • Fixed: Accessibility - Settings Tabs do not have focus rectangles when using keyboard navigation
    • Fixed: Restore Default settings doesn't work on Delay RTP when MB starts dropdown
    • Fixed: German. Start date and Start Time settings drop-downs are too small. Text is not visible at all
    • Fixed: Quarantined items in Detection History should be in chronological descending order
    • Fixed: Error modal typo: “Please check your internet connetion…”
    • Fixed: Incorrect Swedish translations
    • Fixed: The configure custom scan window (text and drop down menu border) does not render correctly on Russian OS
    • Fixed: Sign in: Forgot password requirements "e.g." instead of "ex"
    • Fixed: Drop down menu wheel not always visible
    • Fixed: Advanced Scanners page (Scan Start > Advanced Scanners) Button: Configure Scan should be Configure scan
    • Fixed: Settings\Notifications: Needs copy updates

Thank you so much.

-Erix

 

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Malwarebytes Beta community,

We want to let you know we just released a quick update to the Beta of your product, version 4.4.0.117 component package 1.0.1340

If you are running a previous version of Malwarebytes with the Beta Updates Setting turned on it means you have signed up for our Beta Updates Program and you will get the Malwarebytes 4.4 Beta as an update. As usual, if you don't want to wait for the 'Update Available' notification, go right ahead and retrieve the update manually by clicking "Check for updates" in Settings > General.

Some Issues now addressed:

  • Fixed: User's seeing "Malwarebytes native message has stopped working" when closing chrome *

Thank you so much.

-Erix

*after fix was confirmed by a limited number of volunteer Beta Users, we are making it available to our entire Beta User base.

Note:

If you are running Browser Guard and have your browser running you might need to reboot computer. To avoid needing the reboot simply close the Browser first. It is always recommendable to close all application before updating to a new version of MB4.

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Malwarebytes Beta community,

We want to let you know we just released another quick update to the Beta of your product, version 4.4.0.117 component package 1.0.1344

If you are running a previous version of Malwarebytes with the Beta Updates Setting turned on it means you have signed up for our Beta Updates Program and you will get the Malwarebytes 4.4 Beta as an update. As usual, if you don't want to wait for the 'Update Available' notification, go right ahead and retrieve the update manually by clicking "Check for updates" in Settings > General.

Issue addressed:

  • Fix for User's seeing "Malwarebytes native message has stopped working" when closing chrome had to be reverted due to it causing significant number of reboots for Users updating

Thank you so much.

-Erix

 

Note:

If you are running Browser Guard and you were seeing "Malwarebytes native message has stopped working"  before we fixed it, the issue will come back, but only until we implement the fix that does not require you to reboot your system.

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Hello again Malwarebytes Beta community,

We want to let you know we recently released a new Beta of your product, version 4.4.2.123 component package 1.0.1351

If you are running a previous version of Malwarebytes with the Beta Updates Setting turned on it means you have signed up for our Beta Updates Program and you will get the Malwarebytes 4.4 Beta as an update. As usual, if you don't want to wait for the 'Update Available' notification, go right ahead and retrieve the update manually by clicking "Check for updates" in Settings > General.

What’s New in this 4.4.2 Beta:

  • Enhanced UI for Teams
  • Enhanced update functionality
  • Improved detection and remediation     
  • Improved performance

Some Issues now addressed:

  • Fixed: Malwarebytes Install screen size and location is not consistent
  • Fixed: Dashboard Buttons Disappear after Maximizing and Restoring Down the MBAM UI
  • Fixed: Crash in QNetworkAccessManager::~QNetworkAccessManager (at app exit)
  • Fixed: Checking for updates message is not shown when the check is triggered from the taskbar
  • Fixed: Obsolete "Malwarebytes support" link on MWAC - MB4 blockpage
  • Fixed: Several minor UI issues

Thank you so much.

-Erix

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Malwarebytes Beta community,

We want to let you know we just released a quick update to the Beta of your product, version 4.4.2.123 component package 1.0.1358

If you are running a previous version of Malwarebytes with the Beta Updates Setting turned on it means you have signed up for our Beta Updates Program and you will get the Malwarebytes 4.4 Beta as an update. As usual, if you don't want to wait for the 'Update Available' notification, go right ahead and retrieve the update manually by clicking "Check for updates" in Settings > General.

Issues addressed:

  • Fixed: CU37 Beta update removes Malwarebytes from user's machine
  • Fixed: Unable to uninstall Malwarebytes with CU37 beta
  • Fixed: When a Dashboard Card is opened it does not cover the remaining Cards

Thank you so much.

-Erix

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Hello once more Malwarebytes Beta community,

We want to let you know we recently released a new Beta of your product, version 4.4.3.125 component package 1.0.1379

If you are running a previous version of Malwarebytes with the Beta Updates Setting turned on it means you have signed up for our Beta Updates Program and you will get the Malwarebytes 4.4 Beta as an update. As usual, if you don't want to wait for the 'Update Available' notification, go right ahead and retrieve the update manually by clicking "Check for updates" in Settings > General.

What’s New in this 4.4.3 Beta:

  • Brute Force Protection (for RDP)
  • Enhanced detection and remediation     
  • Improved performance

Some Issues now addressed:

  • Fixed: MB4 does not launch for users due to mbupdatr.exe hang. (Defect fix is only tracking additional logging put in place).
  • Fixed: Mwac driver fails to start on Windows 7 machines due to Driver failing digital signature verification. (SHA-2 patch already present)
  • Fixed: Malwarebytes icon disappears after Sign-In window rendered
  • Fixed: Degradation of Office Application Launch Times
  • Fixed: User's seeing "Malwarebytes native message has stopped working" when closing chrome.
  • Fixed: mbamtray.exe crash reported from users
  • Fixed: Reopen Allow list from the UI card shows removed exclusions.
  • Fixed: Several minor UI issues

Thank you so much.

-Erix

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Malwarebytes Beta community,

We want to let you know we just released a quick update to the Beta of your product, version 4.4.3.125 component package 1.0.1380

If you are running a previous version of Malwarebytes with the Beta Updates Setting turned on it means you have signed up for our Beta Updates Program and you will get the Malwarebytes 4.4 Beta as an update. As usual, if you don't want to wait for the 'Update Available' notification, go right ahead and retrieve the update manually by clicking "Check for updates" in Settings > General.

Issues addressed:

  • Fixed: User's seeing "Malwarebytes native message  has stopped working" when closing chrome.
  • Fixed: Malwarebytes window maximized in high resolutions will cause the background to not fully extend to borders and parts of the UI appear unreadable
  • Fixed: A few Brute Force protection related minor issues

Thank you so much.

-Erix

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Malwarebytes Beta community,

We want to let you know we just released another quick update to the Beta of your product, version 4.4.3.125 component package 1.0.1387

If you are running a previous version of Malwarebytes with the Beta Updates Setting turned on it means you have signed up for our Beta Updates Program and you will get the Malwarebytes 4.4 Beta as an update. As usual, if you don't want to wait for the 'Update Available' notification, go right ahead and retrieve the update manually by clicking "Check for updates" in Settings > General.

Issues addressed:

  • Fixed: additional Issues starting and stopping BGNativeApp.

Thank you so much.

-Erix

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Malwarebytes Beta community,

We want to let you know once more we recently released a new Beta of your product, version 4.4.4.126 component package 1.0.1404

If you are running a previous version of Malwarebytes with the Beta Updates Setting turned on it means you have signed up for our Beta Updates Program and you will get the Malwarebytes 4.4 Beta as an update. As usual, if you don't want to wait for the 'Update Available' notification, go right ahead and retrieve the update manually by clicking "Check for updates" in Settings > General.

What’s New in this 4.4.4 Beta:

  • Brute Force Protection (for RDP) Continued
  • Added Naming for Teams UI branding in the Check for Updates Dialog
  • Tamper Protection 
  • Users are now allowed to suppress Scan Notifications when no threats are found
  • Enhanced detection and remediation     
  • Improved performance

Some Issues now addressed:

  • Fixed: Fix problem with showing the reboot dialog when CU stuck in some situations.
  • Fixed: Web exclusions get cleared when turning off Web Protection
  • Fixed: Italian language 'Scan time' formatting issue in UI
  • Fixed: Checking for updates doesn't inform user of network error when unable to reach license server
  • Fixed: Permanent exclusion can be added as "IP address" or "Website" exclusion when navigating to blocked IP
  • Fixed: Browser Guard - MB4 interaction doesn't work after MB4 restart (need to restart Chrome also)
  • Fixed: Reopening of Chrome leads to high memory consumption of Native Messaging Host App
  • Fixed: Allow List: Add an item window and Allow a file/website/app/previously detected exploit window are not aligned when German language selected
  • Fixed: Spelling issue Swedish
  • Fixed: mbamtray 'Access violation' crash under certain circumstances
  • Fixed: Tooltip content gets cut if opened on the edge of the window
  • Fixed: Several minor UI issues

Thank you so much.

-Erix

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Malwarebytes Beta community,

We want to let you know we recently released a new quick update to the Beta of your product, version 4.4.4.126 component package 1.0.1413

If you are running a previous version of Malwarebytes with the Beta Updates Setting turned on it means you have signed up for our Beta Updates Program and you will get the Malwarebytes 4.4 Beta as an update. As usual, if you don't want to wait for the 'Update Available' notification, go right ahead and retrieve the update manually by clicking "Check for updates" in Settings > General.

  • Hardened Brute Force Protection (RDP)

Thank you so much.

-Erix

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Malwarebytes Beta community,

We want to let you know once more we are releasing a new Beta of your product, version 4.4.5.130 component package 1.0.1418

If you are running a previous version of Malwarebytes with the Beta Updates Setting turned on it means you have signed up for our Beta Updates Program and you will get the Malwarebytes 4.4 Beta as an update. As usual, if you don't want to wait for the 'Update Available' notification, go right ahead and retrieve the update manually by clicking "Check for updates" in Settings > General.

What’s New in this 4.4.5 Beta:

  • Security Advisor Status Page and Dashboard Updates
  • Teams onboarding experience
  • Improved (more granular and configurable) AE Application Behavior protection 
  • Enhanced detection and remediation     
  • Improved performance

Some Issues now addressed:

  • Fixed: Brute Force Protection informational prompt is misleading
  • Fixed: X/Close is not working on the enter user access password window when uninstalling MBAM
  • Fixed: Detected threats not showing in quarantine under certain circumstances
  • Fixed: User can bypass password prompt to "Detection History" by using Notification Center
  • Fixed: Notifications are seen when navigating to website with hide setting enabled
  • Fixed: Mwac.sys BSOD (DPC_WATCHDOG_VIOLATION -0x133)
  • Fixed: Default Threat Scan not Added after Additional Scheduled Scans are added
  • Fixed: Cannot Interact with Dashboard Buttons if Settings is Opened at the Scan Results Screen
  • Fixed: "Site can't be reached" when navigating to the website temporary excluded by BG
  • Fixed: MbamBgNativeMsg.exe is not updating on 7x86 when instance is running
  • Fixed: Unsanctioned (possibly hardcoded) renew for 2 year at 50% promotion appears as a dashboard message for certain premium Users

Thank you so much.

-Erix

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Malwarebytes Beta community,

We want to let you know we just released a quick update to the Beta of your product, version 4.4.5.130 component package 1.0.1430

If you are running a previous version of Malwarebytes with the Beta Updates Setting turned on it means you have signed up for our Beta Updates Program and you will get the Malwarebytes 4.4 Beta as an update. As usual, if you don't want to wait for the 'Update Available' notification, go right ahead and retrieve the update manually by clicking "Check for updates" in Settings > General.

Issues addressed:

  • Enhanced Performance of Anti-Exploit protection

Thank you so much.

-Erix

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Malwarebytes Beta community,

Hoping that you are all safe and calm as well as staying healthy, we want to let you know we just released a new Beta of your product, version 4.4.5.130 component package 1.0.1434

If you are running a previous version of Malwarebytes with the Beta Updates Setting turned on it means you have signed up for our Beta Updates Program and you will get the Malwarebytes 4.4 Beta as an update. As usual, if you don't want to wait for the 'Update Available' notification, go right ahead and retrieve the update manually by clicking "Check for updates" in Settings > General.

What’s New in this 1434 Beta:

  • Scan Reminder Notifications
  • User Access Controls Renamed to Tamper Protection
  • Enhanced detection and remediation

Some Issues now addressed:

  • Fixed: Brute Force Protection informational prompt is misleading
  • Fixed: For Teams - message is shown as "Activate Malwarebytes for Teams" during license activation    
  • Fixed: Unexpected MBAM notification appears when typing previously detected and allowed URL in the Chrome's address bar
  • Fixed: Browser Guard: BG does not install for Edge, even though the installer offers it    
  • Fixed: Unable to show Scan progress page after visiting Settings tabs in UI
  • Fixed: Expiration Date value does not change when Trial End Date changes server side
  • Fixed: A few (additional) UI minor Issues

Thank you so much.

-Erix

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Malwarebytes Beta community,

Hoping that you are all safe and calm as well as staying healthy, we want to let you know we just released a new Beta of your product, version 4.4.6.132 component package 1.0.1451

If you are running a previous version of Malwarebytes with the Beta Updates Setting turned on it means you have signed up for our Beta Updates Program and you will get the Malwarebytes 4.4 Beta as an update. As usual, if you don't want to wait for the 'Update Available' notification, go right ahead and retrieve the update manually by clicking "Check for updates" in Settings > General.

What’s New in this4.4.6 Beta:

  • Improved UI Scaling for high DPI
  • Improved synchronization between Brute Force protection and Web protection
  • Enhanced performance
  • Enhanced detection and remediation

Some Issues now addressed:

  • Fixed: Trial could not be started: Unable to check for updates because an update check is already in progress
  • Fixed: MBAM restart prompt for CU update disappears immediately after rendered    
  • Fixed: Mbam crash heap_corruption (0xc0000374) under certain circumstances
  • Fixed: BSOD caused by Web Protection under certain circumstances    
  • Fixed: Some Ig-xx.exe files are not removed after clean installation of MBAM
  • Fixed: Can't manually delete MWAC exclusion by BG command
  • Fixed: BFP setting remains active when MWAC is turned off
  • Fixed: A few (additional) UI minor Issues

Thank you so much.

-Erix

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Malwarebytes Beta community,

We want to let you know we just released a quick update to the Beta of your product, version 4.4.6.132 component package 1.0.1453

If you are running a previous version of Malwarebytes with the Beta Updates Setting turned on it means you have signed up for our Beta Updates Program and you will get the Malwarebytes 4.4 Beta as an update. As usual, if you don't want to wait for the 'Update Available' notification, go right ahead and retrieve the update manually by clicking "Check for updates" in Settings > General.

Issues addressed:

  • Toaster Notifications Appearing Incorrectly in 125% DPI

Thank you so much.

-Erix

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Greetings again Malwarebytes Beta community,

Hoping that you are doing good, this week's Beta release of your product, version 4.4.7.134 component package 1.0.1462 is available now.

If you are running a previous version of Malwarebytes with the Beta Updates Setting turned on it means you have signed up for our Beta Updates Program and you will get the Malwarebytes 4.4 Beta as an update. As usual, if you don't want to wait for the 'Update Available' notification, go right ahead and retrieve the update manually by clicking "Check for updates" in Settings > General.

What’s New in this4.4.7 Beta:

  • Detection and remediation enhancements
  • Improved functionality for starting trials
  • Only one prompt per UI session for Tamper Protection
  • Security Advisor added capabilities
    • Wi-Fi Monitoring
    • Scan History Monitoring
  • Browser Guard integration readiness with FireFox
  • Enhanced performance

Some Issues now addressed:

  • Fixed: Customer experiences BSOD (BugCheck 3B) related to farflt.sys with MB4 CU (1.0.1306)
  • Fixed: Malwarebytes freezes/crashes when user adds app to Allow list under certain circumstances
  • Fixed: MBAM fails to launch after upgrade. User gets the 0xC0000022 error message.
  • Fixed: BFP isn't switching on when resetting settings to default for Teams
  • Fixed: A few (additional) UI minor Issues

Thank you so much.

-Erix

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Malwarebytes Beta community,

We want to let you know we just released a quick update to the Beta of your product, version 4.4.7.134 component package 1.0.1464

If you are running a previous version of Malwarebytes with the Beta Updates Setting turned on it means you have signed up for our Beta Updates Program and you will get the Malwarebytes 4.4 Beta as an update. As usual, if you don't want to wait for the 'Update Available' notification, go right ahead and retrieve the update manually by clicking "Check for updates" in Settings > General.

Issues addressed:

  • Enhanced Windows version detection for Windows 11
  • Fixed: BFP would not be turned on from the Security Advisor window if Web Protection is disabled 
  • Fixed: Screen Layout on the Security Advisor page showing extra space when remote desktop connections are not allowed

Thank you so much.

-Erix

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