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

Credit to Author: Pieter Arntz| Date: Thu, 19 Sep 2019 18:27:51 +0000

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

Credit to Author: Gilad Maayan| Date: Thu, 12 Sep 2019 15:00:00 +0000

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)

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 05 Aug 2019 15:44:37 +0000

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

Credit to Author: David Ruiz| Date: Tue, 23 Jul 2019 21:40:00 +0000

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

Credit to Author: Christopher Boyd| Date: Wed, 05 Jun 2019 19:21:07 +0000

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)

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 08 Apr 2019 15:52:47 +0000

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

Credit to Author: David Ruiz| Date: Wed, 20 Mar 2019 15:00:00 +0000

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

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

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Fri, 25 Jan 2019 16:00:00 +0000

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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