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Avast at IFA+: The humanity of AI

Avast has several events planned, centered around AI and the smart home, at next month’s IFA+ Summit in Berlin.

20 August 2018 min read
Tips & Advice

The Essential Guide for Mac Security

perex__ Learn about the built-in Mac security software you already have, as well as other helpful tips and tools to keep you safe online from viruses, ransomware, and other cyberthreats.

Learn about the built-in Mac security software you already have, as well as other helpful tips and tools to keep you safe online from viruses, ransomware, and other cyberthreats.

20 August 2018 min read
Security News

Google tracking, a fax attack, and a vote of “un-confidence”

perex__ Google tracks you when you think it doesn’t, fax machines are vulnerable, and could the US midterms be hacked?

Google tracks you when you think it doesn’t, fax machines are vulnerable, and could the US midterms be hacked?

17 August 2018 min read
Threat Research

Are smart homes vulnerable to hacking?

perex__ Avast expert Martin Hron tells you what you need to know about the strengths and weaknesses of IoT security and the MQTT protocol that connects and controls them.

Avast expert Martin Hron tells you what you need to know about the strengths and weaknesses of IoT security and the MQTT protocol that connects and controls them.

16 August 2018 min read
Security News

Foreshadow casts more shade on Intel

perex__ {value=A new security flaw along the lines of Spectre and Meltdown has been discovered in Intel Core processors. }

A new security flaw along the lines of Spectre and Meltdown has been discovered in Intel Core processors.

15 August 2018 min read
Security News

Instagram has been #hacked

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Instagram users report account takeovers – change your password, now.

15 August 2018 min read

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How to create a strong password

perex__ The best passwords will thwart brute force and dictionary attacks, but it's also possible to make them easy to remember. Try these password ideas to make your accounts unbreakable.

The best passwords will thwart brute force and dictionary attacks, but it's also possible to make them easy to remember. Try these password ideas to make your accounts unbreakable.

15 August 2018 min read
Security News

Hacking the Amazon Echo

perex__ Researchers discover that the Amazon Echo can be hacked and used as a spying device.

Researchers discover that the Amazon Echo can be hacked and used as a spying device.

14 August 2018 min read
Business Security

The MSP Guide to Vertical Market Success

perex__ New Avast Business white paper breaks down the benefits and initial steps of specializing in vertical markets.

New Avast Business white paper breaks down the benefits and initial steps of specializing in vertical markets.

13 August 2018 min read
Tips & Advice

Staying safe in a connected world

perex__ Dark forces more than ever want to steal your digital info – embrace the tools to keep you safe online.

Dark forces more than ever want to steal your digital info – embrace the tools to keep you safe online.

11 August 2018 min read
Security News

New Google software, new smartphone flaws, and the high cost of ransomware

perex__ Google releases Android 9 Pie, US Homeland Security finds flaws in millions of smartphones, and Atlanta taxpayers look at an expensive ransomware recovery.

Google releases Android 9 Pie, US Homeland Security finds flaws in millions of smartphones, and Atlanta taxpayers look at an expensive ransomware recovery.

10 August 2018 min read
Security News

New Wi-Fi attack can crack your passwords

perex__ White hat hackers have discovered an easy way to crack passwords from routers with WPA2 security.

White hat hackers have discovered an easy way to crack passwords from routers with WPA2 security.

8 August 2018 min read