What does the RPP (Realtime Proactive Protection) module do?
Posted 17 November 2013 - 09:00 PM
Posted 17 November 2013 - 09:28 PM
Until the staff have a chance to weigh in with the official explanations, here are some links to get you started:
This explains the PRO features: http://www.malwareby...warebytes_free/
The short answer about installers, wrappers, BHOs and other "PUPs" is, YES, MBAM detects them.
Here are some links:
What are the 'PUP' detections, are they threats and should they be deleted?
Malwarebytes Adopts Aggressive PUP Policy
Note, the default setting for PUPs is to show them in results and NOT check them for automatic removal.
In order to change that setting, so that they will be both reported AND checked for removal, there are instructions here: http://blog.malwareb...cting-all-pups/
Just a home user & forum volunteer
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