Windows 10: Introducing the Malwarebytes Anti-Ransomware Beta

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  1. Posts : 5
    Windows 10, Windows Server 2012 R2, Raspian
       04 Feb 2016 #11

    I've been testing this over the last few weeks. A very interesting bug it has across many different anti-virus platforms is the unfortunate blocking of definition updating programs used in them. I found that in Webroot, Bit Defender, and several other well known antivirus packages that when a definition update occurred it quarantined the executable responsible for updating the anti-virus definitions.

    I tested this in VM's I recommend you do the same.
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  2. Posts : 824
    Win10/64 Pro 1511 (and 2 Win 7/64 Ult & Pro systems)
       04 Feb 2016 #12

    Beta4 now available for d/l


    Hi:

    Fixthisforus said: View Post
    I've been testing this over the last few weeks. A very interesting bug it has across many different anti-virus platforms is the unfortunate blocking of definition updating programs used in them. I found that in Webroot, Bit Defender, and several other well known antivirus packages that when a definition update occurred it quarantined the executable responsible for updating the anti-virus definitions.

    I tested this in VM's I recommend you do the same.
    First: it was explicitly advised in the original announcement that this BETA software be run only in a VM or similar environment, not on a production system. (That's nothing unusual, as it's always been a "best practice" to run BETA software in a non-production environment, regardless of the program or publisher.)

    As this is the very first beta we do encourage beta users to install the product in non-production environments for testing purposes.

    Second:
    there were many reports of F/Ps with the first 2 beta builds.
    These were largely fixed with the beta3 build.
    Please see here for information: Beta3 Released


    EDIT: BETA4 (0.9.12.336) is available for download only (not via auto-updater). Please see here
    Please refer to the instructions about how to report a F/P: How to report a False Positive


    Thanks!

    MM
    Last edited by MoxieMomma; 04 Feb 2016 at 20:27. Reason: updated with beta4
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  3. Posts : 639
    Windows 10 1703 Pro 64
       05 Feb 2016 #13

    I hope they get this fixed and fully tested before they integrate with MBAM.
    It would be a shame to mess up such a good product as MBAM.

    Jim
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  4. Posts : 824
    Win10/64 Pro 1511 (and 2 Win 7/64 Ult & Pro systems)
       12 Feb 2016 #14

    Beta5 now available


    Please see here for the announcement and special download link to Beta5 of MBARW:

    https://forums.malwarebytes.org/inde.../#entry1014661

    As this is beta software, the MBARW team encourages beta users to install the product in non-production environments for testing purposes.

    Cheers,
    MM
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  5.    14 May 2016 #15

    Sorry to resurrect this old thread but if there is anyone still testing this on recent insider builds (I am) then there is a problem.

    Many MS Apps now (since build 14342) cause a false positive (Mail, Calander and in my case the Feedback app).

    The .exe will be deleted from C:\Program Files\WindowsApps but unfortunately if you say it is a false positive you can't replace it as you don't have authority. The only solution is to restore the quarantined .exe from your ISO.

    If you look at their forums you can see this reported many times.

    I'd suggest removing MBAR if you like using MS apps on 14342.

    I'm still testing it though. It is inconvenient but that is what a beta is
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  6. Posts : 11,234
    W10Prox64
       03 Aug 2016 #16

    Just an FYI: The C:\windows\system32\drivers\farflt.sys caused a BSOD: page fault in non-paged area when I tried to upgrade to the Anniversary Update. "Anti RansomWare SDK" was flagged by WhoCrashed.
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  7. Posts : 11,543
    Windows 10 Pro
       03 Aug 2016 #17

    Hi @simrick,

    Could you upload the dump please, I would like to have a look at it
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  8. Posts : 11,234
    W10Prox64
       03 Aug 2016 #18

    axe0 said: View Post
    Hi @simrick,

    Could you upload the dump please, I would like to have a look at it
    Sure. You want the entire dmcollector thingy?

    Here it is @axe0.
    Last edited by simrick; 04 Aug 2016 at 12:17.
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  9. Posts : 11,543
    Windows 10 Pro
       04 Aug 2016 #19

    The dump lonely is good enough
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  10. Posts : 11,234
    W10Prox64
       04 Aug 2016 #20

    axe0 said: View Post
    The dump lonely is good enough
    Too late, you got the whole thing. Let me know what you find okay?
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