Deborah Salmi

24 January 2017

‘Clash of Clans’ Supercell forum hacked

Hackers break into out-of-date software and steal user email addresses, passwords, and other data to sell on the Darknet.

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Security News

Business IT Research

23 January 2017

Cybersecurity threatscape: Bigger and badder than ever

The Bad Guys, including malicious and careless insiders, continue to raise the cybersecurity stakes with existing and emerging threats.

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Business Security

Business IT Research

18 January 2017

Shadow IT and "No" versus "Know"

Shadow IT has the potential to transform IT from ‘Department of No’s’ too little, too-late reputation to ‘Department of Know’s’ business enablement

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Business Security

Threat Intelligence

17 January 2017

How to protect your Android device from Ghost Push

The Avast Threat Intelligence Team explains Ghost Push and how you can protect yourself.

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Mobile Security

Trump, Putin, and the dangers of fake news

Information “starvation” under closed regimes prevents informed decision making. A flood of disinformation has similarly harmful effects.

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Garry Kasparov, #popular

Business IT Research

15 January 2017

Creating a culture of cybersecurity at work

People, along with tools and processes, are key to effective cybersecurity, but without the appropriate training and education, also pose the biggest threat.

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Business Security

Jan Širmer

13 January 2017

Misconfigured server reveals Cerber ransomware targets users in Europe and North America

Highly effective Cerber ransomware is spread via phishing emails and demands more than $700 in ransom  

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Threat Research

Julia Szymańska

12 January 2017

Facebook to help you find free public Wi-Fi. But is it secure?

Facebook is doing limited tests on a new feature to help you find free and public Wi-Fi hotspots.

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Tips & Advice

Deborah Salmi

10 January 2017

Avast congratulates #LoveYourInternet winners Eilish and Ryan

Congratulations to the winners of our #LoveYourInternet giveaway!

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Mobile Security

Business IT Research

9 January 2017

Ransomware: A billion-dollar problem

Ransomware — malware that locks you out of your device, applications, or data — is a growing threat, but it can be dealt with using security best practices.

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Business Security