Author Topic: Winning the battle against PUPs on your computer and in court  (Read 24 times)

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Winning the battle against PUPs on your computer and in court
« on: November 09, 2017, 01:48:16 PM »
"This week, a United States District Court judge ruled in Malwarebytes’ favor, dismissing a lawsuit brought against us by Enigma Software Group USA LLC (“Enigma”). Essentially, they sued us because we classified two of their software programs as Potentially Unwanted Programs (PUPs).

Sounds mundane, but the reality is that this is not only a critical win for Malwarebytes, but for all security providers who will continue to have legal protection to do what is right for their users. This decision affirms our right to enable users by giving them a choice on what belongs on their machines and what doesn’t."


Continued:
https://blog.malwarebytes.com/malwarebytes-news/2017/11/winning-the-battle-against-pups-on-your-computer-and-in-u-s-district-court/

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