Browser Guard combats privacy abuse, tracking, clickbait, and scammers

The free Malwarebytes Browser Guard extension combats privacy abuse, user tracking, clickbait, unwanted advertisements, and tech support scammers while offering granular control and faster browsing.

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Five years later, Heartbleed vulnerability still unpatched

The Heartbleed vulnerability was discovered and fixed in 2014, yet today—five years later—there are still unpatched systems.

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A week in security (July 29 – August 4)

A roundup of security news from July 29 – August 4 including Capital One breach, Lord Exploit Kit, more Magecart skimming, ATM attacks, QR code scams, and Equifax payout.

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Your device, your choice: AdwCleaner now detects preinstalled software

Because you, the user, should be able to decide which software ends up on your devices, Malwarebytes AdwCleaner 7.3.0 now detects preinstalled software.

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Malwarebytes Labs wins best cybersecurity vendor blog at InfoSec’s European Security Blogger Awards

The annual EU Security Blogger Awards results are in, and Malwarebytes Labs took home a trophy! Read on to find out who won in which categories.

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A week in security (April 1 – 7)

A roundup of cybersecurity news from April 1–7, including global data privacy laws, water plant cybersecurity, and the mysterious story of a 23-year-old woman’s visit to the Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida.

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Facebook’s history betrays its privacy pivot

Facebook’s self-proclaimed pivot to privacy faces a fierce opponent—Facebook’s own history.

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Max Schrems: lawyer, regulator, international man of privacy

Almost 10 years ago, privacy advocate Max Schrems and the European Union began separate efforts to change the way the world thinks about online privacy. Thanks to them, we now have GDPR.

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A user’s right to choose: Why Malwarebytes detects Potentially Unwanted Programs (PUPs)

By identifying and detecting Potentially Unwanted Programs (PUPs), Malwarebytes protects its users while giving them the right to choose whether they continue using their services. Learn why we do this, and how software programs can be reconsidered as legitimate under our PUP criteria.

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2019 State of Malware report: Trojans and cryptominers dominate threat landscape

The 2019 State of Malware report is here. Learn what Malwarebytes Labs researchers discovered about the top global threats for businesses and consumers in 2018, and predictions for 2019.

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