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Malwarebytes AdwCleaner 8.4.1.0 has been released to General Availability. (29-January-2024)

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Hello,

After a long period without receiving public facing updates, I'm very happy to share a new release for AdwCleaner, 8.4.1. This is a maintenance version to fix a security vulnerability and update the bundled definitions.

Many of you have questions and are curious regarding what's next for AdwCleaner, and I hope to be able to share more about that soon. Regardless, we should now be back on track to release more regular and valuable updates!

Please share your feature requests and any suggestions you would like to see implemented!

Thanks to everyone who submits vulnerability reports, we love to receive them!

As usual, see the changelog below:

## v8.4.1 [29/01/2024]

### Changes

* Update bundled definitions to 2024.01.29.1

### Bugfixes

* Fix Privilege Escalation when deleting debug logfiles (CVE-2023-28892 - CVE-2023-28892 - Malwarebytes AdwCleaner - Privilege Escalation)
Download here: AdwCleaner 2023 - Free Adware Cleaner & Removal Tool | Malwarebytes
 

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Malwarebytes AdwCleaner 8.4.2.0 has been released to General Availability (GA). (04-March-2024)

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MD5 · f0cb04ad4c15fba31532eb922fa6de6f
SHA1 · 097d5c12eae63ba6f9e7791aa4d65c6dddb4bce9
SHA256 · 91068efbef44f8ceedbbbdfeea8959633c4ecc9100c3ba08b2603d7c5d59ac22

## v8.4.2 [04/03/2024]

### Changes

* Update bundled definitions to 2024.03.04.1

### Bugfixes

* Fix the updater process verification mechanism failure and migrate from OpenSSL to Wincrypt.

NOTE: The Malwarebytes Forum Community Manger has authored a real-world user guide: Scan with AdwCleaner

HTH
 
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