Avast News

Auto-update with new Avast Cleanup Premium

Our new Software Updater automatically keeps over 50 of the world’s most popular apps up-to-date on your PC.

31 January 2019 min read
Security News

Apple gives Facebook the angry face

perex__ Apple has disrupted internal operations at the social media giant’s headquarters by stopping critical apps using the Apple Developer Enterprise Program — will it do the same to Google next?

Apple has disrupted internal operations at the social media giant’s headquarters by stopping critical apps using the Apple Developer Enterprise Program — will it do the same to Google next?

30 January 2019 min read
Threat Research

Major vulnerability found in ES File Explorer

perex__ The program developer has issued a fix, and users should update immediately.

The program developer has issued a fix, and users should update immediately.

30 January 2019 min read
Business Security

Are you ready to make security a top priority?

perex__ Mark your calendar for these industry events and learn how.

Mark your calendar for these industry events and learn how.

29 January 2019 min read
Avast News

5 hardware facts you didn’t know — The Avast PC Report, part 2

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Is your hardware older than average? Learn these 5 surprising truths.

29 January 2019 min read

Hackers target SMBs in supply chain to US Power Grid

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Hackers have learned that to aim for the big guys, they need to compromise the little guys.

28 January 2019 min read

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Let’s bring privacy back

perex__ It’s time to encourage businesses to adopt the New Privacy Code of Conduct to protect users

It’s time to encourage businesses to adopt the New Privacy Code of Conduct to protect users

28 January 2019 min read
Security News

A scam, a scheme, a breach, and...wow, some GOOD news!

perex__ Adware bundles laced with ransomware, your license plate could be online, new phishing scheme uses voicemail, and cybersecurity superheroes do good work.

Adware bundles laced with ransomware, your license plate could be online, new phishing scheme uses voicemail, and cybersecurity superheroes do good work.

28 January 2019 min read
Viewpoints

Gamers and gaming security

perex__ Rack up all of guest blogger Kevin Townsend’s good points as he explains how online gamers have to outsmart hackers...in addition to their opponents.

Rack up all of guest blogger Kevin Townsend’s good points as he explains how online gamers have to outsmart hackers...in addition to their opponents.

24 January 2019 min read
Avast News

5 software facts you didn’t know: Avast PC Report (Part 1)

perex__ The data from over 163 million devices tells tales of aging PCs, outdated software, and age-old Windows versions still running wild.

The data from over 163 million devices tells tales of aging PCs, outdated software, and age-old Windows versions still running wild.

22 January 2019 min read
Tips & Advice

Could your texts be leaked?

perex__ Text leaks can happen to anyone using SMS, but you can avoid it with end-to-end encryption.

Text leaks can happen to anyone using SMS, but you can avoid it with end-to-end encryption.

21 January 2019 min read
Security News

Google fined $57M under GDPR

perex__ New European standards go harder on data collectors to protect user privacy.

New European standards go harder on data collectors to protect user privacy.

21 January 2019 min read