How to defeat social engineering attacks

“Phishing is more of a thing now because many people have turned to a criminal life and because Covid is a very successful phishing lure. We are all stretched thin, and as a result, we can make more security mistakes.”

24 May 2022 min read

Can digital identity help with the world refugee crisis?

At Avast Digital Trust Services, our goal is to end anxiety for refugees and their loved ones. We see it as a critical component of protecting digital freedom for all.

24 May 2022 min read

How to become a cybersecurity hero: An interview with a white hat hacker

Making sure the future of security is simple and accessible to everyone is one of Baloo’s main missions as a white hat hacker.

23 May 2022 min read

The biggest financial scams of 2022

Learn how to protect yourself – and your cash – from the dirtiest tricks on the web.

23 May 2022 min read

SSI and FIDO2: Different approaches for a passwordless world

How SSI digital wallets go steps beyond FIDO’s passwordless authentication.

20 May 2022 min read

Here comes digital product placement

Plus, real-time bidding makes billions and Apple lets apps raise subscription prices.

20 May 2022 min read

Just because your iPhone is powered off doesn’t mean it can’t be attacked

The better we understand how adversaries can eavesdrop on our phones, the more confidence we can have in our privacy. 

19 May 2022 min read

Why is everyone getting hacked on Facebook?

Social media scams are just one of the many ways cyber criminals are taking advantage of people online these days.

18 May 2022 min read

How to make a successful transition to a hybrid work schedule

Employers should migrate to a hybrid environment only after building a solid foundation to support remote workers.

17 May 2022 min read

Google announces new security and privacy improvements at Google I/O

It's encouraging that Google is recognizing that users care about privacy. However, user data is still ultimately a product being sold to advertisers.

16 May 2022 min read

Show off your NFT on Instagram

Plus more news bytes, like Costa Rica’s ransomware emergency and the White House’s deep dive into quantum computing.

13 May 2022 min read

The real exchange rate between crypto and freedom

Listen to Garry Kasparov talk with Avast CISO Jaya Baloo on how private-sector cybersecurity and cryptocurrencies will shape the future of privacy.

12 May 2022 min read

Which phishing scams are trending in 2022?

Be aware of dangerous phishing scams, including sugar daddy scams, sextortion emails, and more.

11 May 2022 min read