Deborah Salmi

2 December 2016

Spam alert in iPhone calendars: what are the risks?

Cybercrooks target iPhone users with annoying iCloud calendar spam.

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Mobile Security

Jakub Kroustek

1 December 2016

Avast Releases Four Free Ransomware Decryptors

Unlock your ransomed files using Avast’s Ransomware Decryptors

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Security News

Stefanie Smith

30 November 2016

Avast Home Network Security scans routers to reveal weaknesses

Thousands of Telekom customers in Germany have been knocked offline due to a cyber attack targeting routers.

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Security News

Deborah Salmi

30 November 2016

Consumers and businesses still need antivirus software

Despite advances in OS and browser security, antivirus software is still the best defense against cybercriminals exploiting computers and mobile devices.

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Security News

Deborah Salmi

25 November 2016

Popular call blocking apps expose 3 billion users' phone numbers

The mobile phone numbers of politicians, celebrities, and billions of others are available on public databases from popular Caller ID & Blocking apps.

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Mobile Security

Jiri Sejtko

25 November 2016

How malware and vulnerabilities get their names

Avast explains how malware and vulnerabilities are named.

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Security News

Deborah Salmi

24 November 2016

Showrooming this shopping season? Protect yourself with a VPN.

This shopping season protect yourself with a VPN when using public Wi-Fi hotspots.

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Tips

Deborah Salmi

23 November 2016

Block unwanted calls on your iPhone

New Avast Call Blocker app blocks telemarketing and unsolicited phone calls from your iPhone.

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Mobile Security

Vincent Steckler

22 November 2016

Kevin Chapman joins as new SMB General Manager

Kevin Chapman, Avast's new GM of our SMB business unit, will drive results for our Avast business customers and channel partners.

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Corporate News

Nikolaos Chrysaidos

21 November 2016

3 million Android phones vulnerable due to pre-installed rootkit

A backdoor has been discovered that could allow attackers to take complete control of certain Android devices.

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Mobile Security