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    Default An MBAM-update making computers unusable !

    Hi !

    An MBAM-update caused a lot of false positives which resulted in systemfiles being quarantined, making computers unusable and not even able to reboot.

    more info at MBAMīs forum: ***False positive Trojan.Downloader.ED*** - Malwarebytes Forum

    MBAM has now created a new update which fixes those problems, so it seems to be safe to update again.

    This reminds me of the problems with McAfee a few years ago.
    Once again computers becoming unusable because of "automatic quarantine"....

    This is exactly why i never allow any "automatic quarantine" / deletion of files on my system !
    I always set the option to "notify", so i can take a look at what has been detected, and then decide what to do.
    Although iīm not using MBAM on my testsystem at the moment, i would have been unaffected by that update....
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    It has now been fixed.

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    Quote Originally Posted by oklajohn View Post
    It has now been fixed.
    Yes, i know.
    Iīve already mentioned that...
    Read the line below the link in my post above....

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    Quote Originally Posted by hackerman1 View Post
    This is exactly why i never allow any "automatic quarantine" / deletion of files on my system !
    I always set the option to "notify", so i can take a look at what has been detected, and then decide what to do.
    Thats a good idea!

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    So can we update to the latest definitions now?

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    ^ Yes, it has been fixed. Most such problems are usually fixed in a day by the companies.

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