Security News

Avast and AVG: The only free antivirus to score 100% in AV-Comparatives Real-World Test

Together, Avast and AVG offer the best free antivirus protection you can get. And you don't have to take just our word for it – AV-Comparatives agrees.

26 June 2017 min read
Security News

[Sarcasm Alert] New (In)dependent tester awards CIA-graded certification

Tips on how to best test security solutions for the newest tester on the block, the CIA.

23 June 2017 min read
Threat Research

How AI outsmarts cybercriminals

Far from sci-fi depictions, artificial intelligence – through machine learning algorithms and big data – is key to defusing today's evolving cyberthreats.

15 June 2017 min read
Tips & Advice

Avast releases free decryption tool for EncrypTile ransomware

Avast now offers ransomware victims 20 free decryption tools to help them get their files back.

14 June 2017 min read
Tips & Advice

A gamer takes on Avast Game Mode: Does it really work?

PC gamers don’t want online threats, but also don’t want slowdowns or distractions. I gave Avast 2017 a test-drive to see if Game Mode delivers.

13 June 2017 min read
Threat Research

Fighting the new wave of cybercrime

Defeating today’s – and tomorrow's – cybercriminals requires man and machine to collaborate, intelligently. This is the heart of next-gen cybersecurity.

8 June 2017 min read

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Mobile Security

WannaCry WannaBe targeting Android smartphones

Cybercriminals are using a copycat version of WannaCry ransomware to target Android users in China.

7 June 2017 min read
Business Security

Patching could have minimized WannaCry impact, now worst ransomware outbreak in history

WannaCry ransomware, expected to cost up to $4 billion, could have been drastically curtailed with automated patching.

5 June 2017 min read
Avast News

Avast blocked WannaCry ransomware more than 1 million times in 150 countries worldwide

Avast’s zero-day protection defended more than a million potential WannaCry victims. But on any given day, we block 100 times that many attacks, of all kinds.

3 June 2017 min read
Tips & Advice

Avast releases free decryption tool for XData ransomware

Avast releases a new ransomware decryption tool for XData ransomware.

31 May 2017 min read
Tips & Advice

Avast releases free decryptor tool for AES_NI ransomware

Avast releases new ransomware decryption tool for the AES_NI ransomware.

29 May 2017 min read
Tips & Advice

Avast releases free decryptor tool for BTCWare ransomware

Avast releases a new ransomware decryptor tool for the BTC ransomware.

24 May 2017 min read
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