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Offline Bugbatter

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Malwarebytes has recently uncovered evidence that a company called IOBit based in China is stealing and incorporating our proprietary database and intellectual property into their software.
http://www.malwarebytes.org/forums/index.php?showtopic=29681

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Re: IOBit Steals Malwarebytes' Intellectual Property - Malwarebytes Forum
« Reply #1 on: November 05, 2009, 02:29:28 AM »
Thanks!   :)
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Re: IOBit Steals Malwarebytes' Intellectual Property - Malwarebytes Forum
« Reply #2 on: November 08, 2009, 01:09:28 PM »
IOBit has been accused by Malwarebytes of illegally using their intellectual property without permission.
Additionally, both WOT and SiteAdvisor have flagged IOBit’s site.

A thread in the IOBit’s forum responded to the accusations from MalwareBytes.
It is noteworthy that several responses from users raising specific questions about IOBit’s response and finding it unsatisfactory were deleted and the thread was closed. 
The bottom line from IOBit was:“No hard proof shows that IObit stole database of Malwarebytes.”

At least until the issues of possible database theft and spyware packaging is resolved, SpywareHammer recommends against the use of IOBit products.

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