Threat Research

Increasing mobile threat intelligence with apklab.io

Avast stays several paces ahead of cybercriminals with apklab.io.

15 February 2019 min read

This week: Sneaky malware, fishy phish, and more

perex__ Windows malware attacks Macs, a strange phishing scam arises, 617M stolen accounts are for sale, and Trump wants more AI.

Windows malware attacks Macs, a strange phishing scam arises, 617M stolen accounts are for sale, and Trump wants more AI.

15 February 2019 min read
Business Security

What risks do IoT security issues pose to businesses?

perex__ The Internet of Things (IoT) can increase efficiency, but it also comes with new risks. Find out why and how to protect your business in our article.

The Internet of Things (IoT) can increase efficiency, but it also comes with new risks. Find out why and how to protect your business in our article.

12 February 2019 min read
Viewpoints

Face the privacy issue of facial recognition

perex__ When does pervasive public surveillance start to infringe on our basic rights?

When does pervasive public surveillance start to infringe on our basic rights?

12 February 2019 min read
Tips & Advice

8 tips to a cleaner PC

perex__ {value=Honor the system you use every day by treating it to the file cleanup it so desperately needs. }

Honor the system you use every day by treating it to the file cleanup it so desperately needs.

11 February 2019 min read
Security News

Apple issues major iOS fix

perex__ {value=iPhone users are strongly advised to update immediately.}

iPhone users are strongly advised to update immediately.

8 February 2019 min read

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IcedID ices more than banks, Siri security less than acceptable

perex__ Also this week — Pattern emerges concerning Cybergang APT10 and Avast takes home “Product of the Year” title.

Also this week — Pattern emerges concerning Cybergang APT10 and Avast takes home “Product of the Year” title.

8 February 2019 min read
Security News

iPhone apps record your taps

perex__ If you’ve used these apps, your taps and swipes have been recorded and screenshots have been collected without your knowledge.

If you’ve used these apps, your taps and swipes have been recorded and screenshots have been collected without your knowledge.

7 February 2019 min read

Avast Wins Product of the Year

perex__ Independent lab AV-Comparatives awards Avast Free Antivirus #1 in cybersecurity for 2018.

Independent lab AV-Comparatives awards Avast Free Antivirus #1 in cybersecurity for 2018.

7 February 2019 min read
Tips & Advice

The 7 rules of safety for kids online

perex__ Teach your children well...with these safety tips for a digital world.

Teach your children well...with these safety tips for a digital world.

5 February 2019 min read
Security News

15 years of likes — happy birthday, Facebook!

perex__ Precocious and confident, Facebook is a lot like other 15-year-olds.

Precocious and confident, Facebook is a lot like other 15-year-olds.

4 February 2019 min read
Security News

YouTube scams and Android schemes

perex__ This week the bad guys use Android, abuse YouTube, target Macs, and steal credit card info.

This week the bad guys use Android, abuse YouTube, target Macs, and steal credit card info.

1 February 2019 min read