What is Nitro? Our newest, high-speed version of Avast Antivirus

Our customers said they wanted a lightweight Avast, so we happily introduce the Nitro Update to Avast Antivirus.

Nov 30, 2016 2:59:40 PM min read
Threat Research

CyberCapture: Protection against zero-second attacks [infographic]

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CyberCapture isolates unknown files in a safe environment and establishes a 2-way communication channel with you and Avast’s team of expert security analysts.

Nov 30, 2016 2:59:36 PM min read

The evolution of mobile ransomware

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Ransomware is a type of malware that locks a device or encrypts the data on it and then demands a ransom payment to unlock the device or to decrypt the data.

Nov 30, 2016 2:59:30 PM min read
Threat Research

The newest phishing spam: “Security Alert!!!”

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A laughable fake Avast alert email tries to harvest email addresses via a spam message and leads to several malicious domains.

Nov 30, 2016 2:59:25 PM min read

Retefe banking Trojan targets UK banking customers

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Using fake certificates, the Trojan is designed to trick victims into giving up their login credentials and other sensitive information.

Nov 30, 2016 2:59:21 PM min read

A evolução do ransomware nos smartphones (PL Mobile & Apps)

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Ransomware is a type of malware that locks a device or encrypts the data on it and then demands a ransom payment to unlock the device or to decrypt the data.

Nov 30, 2016 2:59:17 PM min read

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Mid-Valley Literacy Center protects its people with Avast for Business

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Since launching Avast for Business, Avast has signed up more than 150,000 organizations.

Nov 30, 2016 2:59:09 PM min read

The evolution of mobile ransomware (PL Mobile & Apps)

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Ransomware is a type of malware that locks a device or encrypts the data on it and then demands a ransom payment to unlock the device or to decrypt the data.

Nov 30, 2016 2:59:04 PM min read
Security News

Free up space you didn’t know you had with Avast Cleanup (Cleanup PC)

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Even Cleanup needs a cleanup from time to time. We’ve redesigned the app to better suit your needs.

Nov 30, 2016 2:58:59 PM min read
Business Security

What businesses can learn about cybersecurity from season one of Mr. Robot

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Avast takes a look at the hacks from season one of Mr. Robot and explains what businesses can learn from them.

Nov 30, 2016 2:58:53 PM min read

Pokémon Go real-world safety guide

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Pokémon Go 'trainers' risk getting minor boo boos to walking off a cliff. This guide will remind you what it's like to move around in the real world.

Nov 30, 2016 2:58:15 PM min read
Security News

Avast Battery Saver makes the most of your phone’s battery by stopping unused apps and optimizing device settings

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Along with its fresh-faced design, the latest version of Avast Battery Saver is easy to use and more powerful than ever.

Nov 30, 2016 2:58:06 PM min read