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UPDATES - November 17, 2015

by Carol~ Moderator / November 17, 2015 9:03 PM PST
Malwarebytes - Junkware Removal Tool (JRT) 8.0.0 Released

@ the Malwarebytes Junkware Removal Support forum:

November 16, 2015

A new version of JRT was released today -- 8.0.0

The tool was rebuilt from scratch but remained a command line tool.

We've update the tool to be a bit smarter (by not running certain scans unless it's necessary)
New icon!
Added new heuristics
Updated database
Updated report
Updated console output
Updated Services whitelist (lots of Win 10 Services added)
Updated Process whitelist
Removed heuristics
Bug fixes:
- Tool crashed when usernames had special character(s)
- Tool crashed when it could not gather Firefox profile name
- Tool ignored Ctrl+C command


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