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Avast is proven to keep phishing scams at bay

Jiří Sejtko, 25 August 2017

AV-Comparatives awards Avast Free Antivirus its Anti-Phishing Certification 2017.

Here’s the crazy truth about phishing scams: if you have an email address, you’ve already been targeted. Phishing scams are so prevalent these days that Avast has been focusing on educating users how to identify and avoid them. But what if you accidentally click on the phishing link sent to you? There’s still a way to protect yourself.

AV-Comparatives is an independent testing laboratory that conducts unbiased? studies on cybersecurity tech in today’s online world. They recently tested several leading cybersecurity companies for anti-phishing capabilities, and Avast emerged with high marks.

Only four of the eight tested companies received the AV-Comparatives Anti-Phishing Certificate, and of the group, Avast was the only free certified antivirus software among the certified protection solutions. The secret to our success rests in the big data we gather from the over 400 million systems we protect, and the AI-powered machine learning we employ to stay on top of even the most devious threats.

You can stay protected, and enjoy peace of mind. Prove to those phishing scammers that you’ll never take the bait! Download Avast Free Antivirus today.