The most hated people on the internet: Where are they now?

We check in on the king of revenge porn, the Tinder Swindler, and the Fyre Festival fraudster.

16 Aug 2022 min read

Are young people sharing too much personal information online?

Here's a lesson you can take from your elders: Share less online. It might be the very thing that keeps you from getting scammed.

16 Aug 2022 min read

A tale of two breaches: Comparing Twilio and Slack’s responses

The manner in which these two organizations responded to their respective breaches is instructive.

15 Aug 2022 min read

Want to avoid the worst of the internet? Start with cyber hygiene

Cyber hygiene connects reliable security principles to a person’s individual and unique habits.

12 Aug 2022 min read

Pay with just your palm at Whole Foods

Plus, WhatsApp announces more privacy but Tesla collects your data.

12 Aug 2022 min read

Fake Elon Musk TeslaCoin cryptocurrency investment scam costs victims at least $250

Avast is actively protecting its users from the campaign and has protected more than 10,000 users from the scam in August.

12 Aug 2022 min read

How to manage your elementary schooler's digital milestones

As the internet becomes an inseparable part of childhood for most, there’s no better time than back-to-school to talk about internet safety and privacy.

11 Aug 2022 min read

Working to make the internet a more secure place

The Cybercrime Information Center's most current report highlights the fact that monthly phishing attacks have doubled since May 2020.

10 Aug 2022 min read

Back to school: Do you know your high schooler's online fluency?

At this developmental stage, it’s time to start trusting that all of the work you put into teaching kids about good online behavior will pay off.

10 Aug 2022 min read

Back to school: Why device protection for kids is valuable

Protect your children’s (and family’s) digital identity and online safety by acting now.

9 Aug 2022 min read

Phishing attack adds pressure with countdown clock

Plus, two high-severity patches are released and privacy advocates warn about the ADPPA.

9 Aug 2022 min read

Avast CISO Jaya Baloo discusses online safety for teachers and students

Cybersecurity in schools is the main topic of the latest Code Week podcast, featuring Avast CISO Jaya Baloo.

8 Aug 2022 min read

7 effective strategies for small business growth in 2022

Small businesses have many challenges to overcome in 2022, but they can still work toward success and grow using the right strategies and talent.

5 Aug 2022 min read