Another busy year is coming to a close at Avast Software. We launched game-changing products for Mac and Android which achieved astounding download numbers and won multiple accolades; we made technical strides in detecting dangerous malware to keep our users safer than ever; we grew our social media presence so that our Facebook fan page is in the top 4 of the software category; and we started a unique program providing business-grade security software to U.S. schools and libraries for free. avast! Antivirus is protecting more than 170 million devices - PCs, Macs, and Android phones and tablets - worldwide.
As the year comes to end, we look back on some of our accomplishments. Here’s our favorite moments of 2012:
avast! Mobile Security for Android reached 1 million installations the first week of January – only 10 days after its launch.
In one month, avast! recorded 1.87 billion incidents of our users encountering malware.