Security startup Malwarebytes acquires AdwCleaner

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Security startup Malwarebytes acquires AdwCleaner
« on: October 19, 2016, 09:14:56 AM »
Security startup Malwarebytes acquires AdwCleaner to nip adware in the bud

After raising $50 million earlier this year from Fidelity, security startup Malwarebytes said that it would use some of the funding for acquisitions, and today comes some related news. The company is acquiring a startup out of France called AdwCleaner, whose product specifically tackles and removes adware and has seen a total of 200 million downloads across Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8, 8.1, 10 in 32 and 64-bit platforms.

Malwarebytes will keep the AdwCleaner brand for now. Over time the plan is to gradually integrate its software into Malwarebyte’s wider product set, which currently addresses malware, ransomware and exploits that fall under the radar of many of the bigger antivirus solutions.

https://techcrunch.com/2016/10/19/security-startup-malwarebytes-acquires-adwcleaner-to-nip-adware-in-the-bud/

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Re: Security startup Malwarebytes acquires AdwCleaner
« Reply #1 on: October 19, 2016, 09:44:54 AM »
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