FaceApp scares point to larger data collection problems

The blowback against FaceApp—for which data the company can collect and how it can use that data—is a bit overblown. Countless American companies do the exact same thing today.

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The top six takeaways for corporate data privacy compliance

Here are Labs’ top six takeaways from our data privacy and cybersecurity law series on corporate data privacy compliance. From emerging startups to burgeoning enterprises, these rules help not just with legal liability, but also user trust.

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Consumers have few legal options for protecting privacy

Amidst never-ending headlines about data breaches, data misuse, and opaque data-sharing agreements from major companies, users have few legal options to actually protect their privacy in court. Instead, they rely on technology.

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The not-so-definitive guide to cybersecurity and data privacy laws

In the first blog for Malwarebytes Labs’ cybersecurity and data privacy law series, we tackle US data privacy compliance from a startup’s perspective. GDPR, COPPA, HIPAA—it’s all here.

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What DNA testing kit companies are really doing with your data

Consumer DNA testing kits were a top holiday present last season, and are expected to be big sellers again. But should you think twice before hitting the buy button? What’s really happening with all your genetic data? We take a deep dive into all the areas of concern—plus what the testing companies are getting right—when it comes to the security of your DNA and the privacy of your sensitive personal information.

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