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Recommended Action for Autodesk 3ds Max Users

Posted by hagermancompany on Nov 16, 2020 9:00:31 AM

We’ve become aware of an exploit that may corrupt Autodesk 3ds Max software installations and 3ds Max scene files. As a preventative measure, Autodesk recently emailed customers who have access to 3ds Max 2015SP1 to 2021 recommending they download and install the 3ds Max Security Tools application to help detect and resolve potential issues caused by this malicious code. 

This recommendation also applies to users of 3ds Max educational licenses, 3ds Max Indie, and 3ds Max Trial versions. 

Recommended action:  

  • Download Security Tools for Autodesk 3ds Max 2021-2015SP1.
  • Double-click to run the Autodesk 3ds Max Security Tools MSI file. 
  • Choose Install Now. 
  • Security Tools for 3ds Max must be kept enabled to automatically detect and clean known exploits. Security Tools for 3ds Max is enabled by default. 

Topics: Tips and Tricks, 3ds Max Design

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