Security News

Hijacking the internet and more news of the week

DNS hijackers attempt to undermine the entire infrastructure of the internet… and that’s just one exploit by this week’s bad guys.

19 April 2019 min read
Security News

Facebook wants your friends

perex__ The social media behemoth imported the contact info of 1.5 million users without their consent.

The social media behemoth imported the contact info of 1.5 million users without their consent.

18 April 2019 min read
Tips & Advice

Are budget-tracking apps safe?

perex__ An app that helps manage your finances could be useful, but is your data secure?

An app that helps manage your finances could be useful, but is your data secure?

17 April 2019 min read
Avast News

Surf the web more securely with the latest version of Avast Secure Browser, called Aspen.

perex__ Protect yourself with the latest anti-fingerprinting, webcam protection, and instant Hack Check features when you update Avast Secure Browser to version 73.0.

Protect yourself with the latest anti-fingerprinting, webcam protection, and instant Hack Check features when you update Avast Secure Browser to version 73.0.

16 April 2019 min read
Viewpoints

Social engineering – It’s not just about phishing

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When deception is used to hack your mind

14 April 2019 min read
Security News

WPA3 flaws bleed “dragonblood”

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Hailed as the super-secure Wi-Fi standard, WPA3 is not as bulletproof as experts claimed.

12 April 2019 min read

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The palace of malice and other weekly news

perex__ Learn why TajMahal is the scariest malware yet, why net neutrality still has hope, why Yahoo is forking over $117M, and why a 24-year-old London student is going to jail.

Learn why TajMahal is the scariest malware yet, why net neutrality still has hope, why Yahoo is forking over $117M, and why a 24-year-old London student is going to jail.

12 April 2019 min read
Security News

Cyber-extortion is spreading

perex__ Users are pressured to pay up or get hit by WannaCry ransomware and a DDoS attack. Don’t fall for this extortion email scam this tax season.

Users are pressured to pay up or get hit by WannaCry ransomware and a DDoS attack. Don’t fall for this extortion email scam this tax season.

11 April 2019 min read
Security News

Ever feel like you’re being watched?

perex__ A vacationing family were shocked to discover a hidden camera in their Airbnb — learn the traveler’s best defense against such sneakiness.

A vacationing family were shocked to discover a hidden camera in their Airbnb — learn the traveler’s best defense against such sneakiness.

11 April 2019 min read
Avast News

Avast Cleanup Premium: Time to say goodbye to XP

perex__ Avast Cleanup Premium will no longer be updated on Windows XP. Here’s what it means for you.

Avast Cleanup Premium will no longer be updated on Windows XP. Here’s what it means for you.

11 April 2019 min read

Web threats affecting SMBs in 2019

perex__ Learn more about how web threats are evolving and becoming more intelligent.

Learn more about how web threats are evolving and becoming more intelligent.

10 April 2019 min read
Avast News

Avast PC Trends Reports - Home

perex__ Our PC Trends reports cover the most popular PCs, software, and hardware used worldwide, the impact and risks of outdated software, and what the PC landscape will look like in in the future.

Our PC Trends reports cover the most popular PCs, software, and hardware used worldwide, the impact and risks of outdated software, and what the PC landscape will look like in in the future.

9 April 2019 min read