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September 5th, 2014

Avast! Free Antivirus for Mac outperformed competitor products in the independent tests!

Compared to Windows users, Mac users have been relatively unaffected by malware attacks. Cybercrooks, however, are just as aware as antivirus vendors are about Mac vulnerabilities. With the growing number of Mac users, cybercrooks see more potential for malicious activities, especially as Mac users tend to have a false sense of security and not usesecurity software. You only have to read this blog to learn that cybercrooks are adapting Windows malware to target their Mac counterparts.

We should never underestimate Mac security. Avast! Free Antivirus for Mac offers free protection against the latest malware designed to attack Mac operating systems. As all other Avast security products, the Mac version participates in frequent, independent tests. Recently avast! Free Antivirus for Mac was not only certified by AV-TEST but it also received 100% in the latest Mac Security Test & Review conducted by AV-Comparatives in July-August.

We are proud to share the results with you!

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More about AVAST’s performance in both tests.

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August 13th, 2010

To trust or not to trust?

Trust brings together two hot topics that concern our users. First topic – Win32:Injected-AZ which is suspected by many users of being a false positive. Second topic – the reliability of digital signatures (authenticode). Here these two topics intersect with some interesting circumstances (that will be soon elaborated):

examples of software packages affected by Win32:Injected-AZ

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