Malwarebytes Privacy Report

Privacy Rating
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Malwarebytes gained points for its end-to-end encryption, automatic software updates, and advanced authentication options. However, the company shares unnecessary information with third parties, like users’ IP addresses and internet service providers, and has had security flaws in the past, which detracted from its overall privacy rating.


In Transit Yes
At rest? Yes
All network communications and capabilities? Yes

Security Updates

Automatic, regular software/ firmware updates? Yes
Product available to use during updates? No


Mandatory password? Yes
Two-Factor authentication? Yes
Multi-Factor authentication? Yes

Vulnerability Management

Point of contact for reporting vulnerabilities?

Bug bounty program? Yes

Privacy Policy

Specific to device? No
Readable? Yes
What data they log Name, email address, phone number, username, company name, company size, payment information, IP address, browser type, Internet service provider, referring pages, files viewed on site, operating system, and clickstream data.
What data they don’t log n/a
Can you delete your data? Yes
Third-party sharing policies Shares information with third parties.


Log camera device/ app footage n/a
Log microphone device/ app n/a
Location tracking device/ app n/a

Parental Controls

Are there parental controls? No

Company History

Any security breaches/ surveillance issues in past? Yes
Did they do anything to fix it? Yes

Additional Security Features

Anything like privacy shutters, privacy zones, etc.? n/a