Security News

The router vulnerability that lingered for years, and more news of the week

TechCrunch reported that the Chinese company TP-Link had not addressed a vulnerability in its routers first discovered in 2017.

25 May 2019 min read
Tips & Advice

How to stop email fraud, the costliest cybercrime

perex__ Could one keystroke cost you $200,000? That happened to a homebuyer who didn't spot a misspelling in a fraudulent email address

Could one keystroke cost you $200,000? That happened to a homebuyer who didn't spot a misspelling in a fraudulent email address

23 May 2019 min read
Business Security

Rain Networks grows business 200% with Avast Business CloudCare

perex__ CloudCare helps its MSP clients gain competitive edge by delivering critical security services from one platform.

CloudCare helps its MSP clients gain competitive edge by delivering critical security services from one platform.

21 May 2019 min read
Security News

Closing the cybercrime superstore and more news of the week

perex__ Europol busts an international cyber syndicate; spyware infects WhatsApp; Forbes online subscribers get hacked; and Zombieload rises.

Europol busts an international cyber syndicate; spyware infects WhatsApp; Forbes online subscribers get hacked; and Zombieload rises.

17 May 2019 min read
Avast News

Avast discusses responsible AI at Infosecurity Mexico

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Chess Guru Garry Kasparov and Avast Head of AI Rajarshi Gupta discuss the responsible use of AI at this month’s Infosecurity Mexico.

17 May 2019 min read
Tips & Advice

Advice for Young Women Getting Started in Cybersecurity

perex__ {value=Sindhura Gade, a cybersecurity engineer at Avast, gives advice to young women based on her own experience}

Sindhura Gade, a cybersecurity engineer at Avast, gives advice to young women based on her own experience

16 May 2019 min read

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Meet Avast and Garry Kasparov at Viva Technology 2019

perex__ Join us for spirited events focused on potential AI solutions, dangerous IoT threats, and spectacular chess wizardry.

Join us for spirited events focused on potential AI solutions, dangerous IoT threats, and spectacular chess wizardry.

14 May 2019 min read
Viewpoints

Mobile threats are everywhere – here’s what you can do

perex__ Even if your company issues you a locked-down smartphone, embracing best security practices remains vital

Even if your company issues you a locked-down smartphone, embracing best security practices remains vital

14 May 2019 min read
Viewpoints

The Supply Chain; aka the Hacker Food Chain

perex__ Could you be the weak link for hackers?

Could you be the weak link for hackers?

13 May 2019 min read
Security News

Cybercrime comes to school lunches

perex__ School lunches exec faces felony charges related to the hacking of his rival’s network to expose weak security

School lunches exec faces felony charges related to the hacking of his rival’s network to expose weak security

11 May 2019 min read
Security News

This week in cybersecurity: Fighting hackers with missiles

perex__ Israel responded to a Hamas cyberattack by bombing the enemy’s HQ, Baltimore grapples with ransomware, and the surprisingly small Dark Web

Israel responded to a Hamas cyberattack by bombing the enemy’s HQ, Baltimore grapples with ransomware, and the surprisingly small Dark Web

10 May 2019 min read
Viewpoints

Geopolitical cybersecurity comes home

perex__ There will be more and more investigations into technology originating in undemocratic states

There will be more and more investigations into technology originating in undemocratic states

9 May 2019 min read