Tips & Advice

Working remotely this holiday season? Yule be protected with our tips

Most people get online for work over the holiday break – 30% several times a day

12 December 2019 min read
Viewpoints

What you need to know about the CVV numbers on the back of your credit card

perex__ Attention holiday shoppers: The card verification value should never be stored online

Attention holiday shoppers: The card verification value should never be stored online

11 December 2019 min read
Avast News

Avast helps young entrepreneur launch her startup

perex__ Melissa Blake won the Avast Sharks Startup Challenge for her company, Sweet Pea Spoons, which will deliver fresh, homemade baby food to families in London suburbs

Melissa Blake won the Avast Sharks Startup Challenge for her company, Sweet Pea Spoons, which will deliver fresh, homemade baby food to families in London suburbs

10 December 2019 min read
Threat Research

Avast Threat Labs team uncovers router attacks that sent Brazilian users to phishing pages

perex__ Malicious landing pages infected routers, sending users to phishing pages posing as banking sites and Netflix

Malicious landing pages infected routers, sending users to phishing pages posing as banking sites and Netflix

6 December 2019 min read
Security News

U.S. offers $5 million reward for info about Russian malware masterminds

perex__ {value=Plus more news of the week, including a cyberattack launched by the Chinese government against protestors and malware targeting Facebook ad settings}

Plus more news of the week, including a cyberattack launched by the Chinese government against protestors and malware targeting Facebook ad settings

6 December 2019 min read
Viewpoints

What everyone needs to know about the technical foundation of digital privacy

perex__ {value=Efforts are progressing to preserve Public Key Infrastructure and digital certificates at the core of cybersecurity}

Efforts are progressing to preserve Public Key Infrastructure and digital certificates at the core of cybersecurity

5 December 2019 min read

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Threat Research

Avast foresees sophisticated email malware and new AI privacy protections for 2020

perex__ In its annual Threat Landscape Report, Avast experts also predict more mobile subscription scams and new attempts to steal IoT data

In its annual Threat Landscape Report, Avast experts also predict more mobile subscription scams and new attempts to steal IoT data

4 December 2019 min read
Tips & Advice

Domestic violence expert looks at threats and possibilities of IoT

perex__ Erica Olsen of the National Network to End Domestic Violence sees how abusers can manipulate devices, but also how victims can empower themselves

Erica Olsen of the National Network to End Domestic Violence sees how abusers can manipulate devices, but also how victims can empower themselves

2 December 2019 min read
Tips & Advice

How to take control of your connected home

perex__ National Network to End Domestic Violence provides suggestions, guidance and resources

National Network to End Domestic Violence provides suggestions, guidance and resources

2 December 2019 min read
Security News

New malware Dexphot uses advanced stealth tactics like polymorphism to avoid detection

perex__ Plus, data-stealing apps target Twitter and Facebook users, a ransomware attack affects over 100 nursing homes, and the FBI warns the auto industry about cyberattacks

Plus, data-stealing apps target Twitter and Facebook users, a ransomware attack affects over 100 nursing homes, and the FBI warns the auto industry about cyberattacks

29 November 2019 min read
Tips & Advice

Black Friday shoppers, use our security checklist before you charge into sales

perex__ Half of retail execs anticipate web traffic will be even higher this year, so use our tips to stay safe in the virtual crowds

Half of retail execs anticipate web traffic will be even higher this year, so use our tips to stay safe in the virtual crowds

26 November 2019 min read
Security News

Amazon tells senator there are few restrictions on how police may use Ring doorbell footage

perex__ Plus, thousands of Disney+ accounts are hacked right out of the gate, a new malware scheme is linked to fake McDonald’s coupons, and the Coalition Against Stalkerware forms to help victims of abuse

Plus, thousands of Disney+ accounts are hacked right out of the gate, a new malware scheme is linked to fake McDonald’s coupons, and the Coalition Against Stalkerware forms to help victims of abuse

22 November 2019 min read