Get Involved

Get Involved

StopBadware works with individuals and organizations who are committed to addressing the badware problem collaboratively and transparently. To stay connected with us and our work:

  • Subscribe to our mailing list for occasional (once every few months) updates about what we’ve been working on and what we’re excited about doing next.
  • Follow our blog for analysis, advocacy, and announcements from our staff.
  • Like us on Facebook for regular updates on Facebook-related security information and other tips for staying safe online.
  • Follow us on Twitter: StopBadware tweets technical and policy news about malware and the security industry. BadwareBusters keeps website owners and Internet users up-to-date with tips, alerts, and consumer news.


We welcome individuals of any technical ability to the StopBadware community. One of the most important steps you can take to protect yourself and others online is to prevent badware on your computer or your website—or teach someone else, such as a parent or neighbor, how to secure their PC or website: Prevent badware

Other ways to get involved with us:

Have you defeated badware on a PC or website?  Share your badware story with our community so others can benefit from your knowledge.

Report a badware URL to our community.

Help us out by donating. StopBadware is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, and we rely on donations to maintain our independent status.


StopBadware works closely with an innovative, highly respected group of Partner companies. If your company is interested in working with us, learn about becoming a StopBadware Partner

Join the We Stop Badware™ Web Host program. Web hosting providers who pledge to follow StopBadware's best practices and responsibly address reports of badware on their networks can join our We Stop Badware™ Web Host program to demonstrate this commitment to security.

Join the Ads Integrity Alliance. The Ads Integrity Alliance is a muli-stakeholder initiative that works to protect users from bad ads. If your company is focused on online advertising, join companies like Facebook, Google, Twitter, and AOL in preserving the strength of the online advertising ecosystem.

Keep up with our Badware Events Calendar for listings of malware and security-related events around the world.