New Update AdwCleaner 8.4.0

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New Features

  • Now also supports Microsoft Edge browser
  • Improve the uninstallation flow, and add a `/uninstall` command to the CLI.
Changes
  • Update bundled definitions to 2022.08.22.1
Bugfixes
  • Fix security issue when dealing with mountpoints and symlinks.
  • Some deleted items were not displayed in the quarantine
  • Fix Chrome-based browsers scanning logic
 

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Did a fast comparison between AdwCleaner and Malwarebytes Windows in terms of PUP detection and the result that Adw is more aggressive and does detect more PUPs.

For example, AdwCleaner detected Acer Quick Access programme as an adware, while MB did not flag that, so even those who are using MB as their realtime or even as a second-opinion scanner still need AdwCleaner.
 

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AdwCleaner 8.4.1
## 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)
 

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AdwCleaner 8.4.2.​

We are happy to release AdwCleaner 8.4.2! It's a bugfix release that focuses on fixing an issue with the way we validate a new AdwCleaner binary during the update process

Nothing new apart from that in this release, but we're working on a major upgrade of most components, and this is going to be a big release. Stay tuned!

Changelog:
## 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.

Download here: AdwCleaner 2023 - Free Adware Cleaner & Removal Tool | Malwarebytes
 

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