3 ways to protect your business from ransomware

Although attacks on large companies dominate ransomware news, smaller businesses make much easier targets, as they often lack the budget to implement successful cybersecurity strategies.

16 Sep 2022 min read

Autonomous stores could change the retail game

Plus, FishPig gets hacked and Rewards for Justice pays off.

16 Sep 2022 min read

7 questions to ask yourself before sending that sexy photo

Sending sexy photos can be really fun, but it does come with increased risk of literal exposure.

15 Sep 2022 min read

Misinformation and propaganda in the authoritarian internet

In the context of the current war in Ukraine and increased authoritarian aggression against free and open discourse on the internet, it's now more important than ever to warn our European audience about the dangers of current new propaganda networks.

13 Sep 2022 min read

Avast and NortonLifeLock merge to tackle new challenges in Cyber Safety

Independently successful in delivering digital privacy and security, the companies now combine to pursue a new, joint vision.

12 Sep 2022 min read

TikTok denies data breach

Plus, Instagram gets smacked with a fine and a large school district gets smacked with ransomware.

9 Sep 2022 min read

Make sure your phone is Safe For Scrollers (SFS), with Shan Boodram

Here are three tips from Shan Boodram on how to #KeepYourPrivatesPrivate with Avast One, our all-in-one cybersecurity solution.

8 Sep 2022 min read

Top tips and tricks for back to school

We've rounded up our best back to school advice to help students and their families maintain online safety.

8 Sep 2022 min read

Pro-Russian hackers are targeting infrastructure inside Ukraine and allied countries

The group's most successful attacks leave sites down for several hours to a few days.

8 Sep 2022 min read

The latest privacy legal environment is getting interesting

Make sure you know the differences among the various states’ laws, when they go into effect, and whether or not they apply to your particular business.

7 Sep 2022 min read

Has the world changed since The Most Hated Man on the Internet?

People are still sharing explicit images without the consent of the people in them, and there still is no federal law criminalizing revenge porn. While it might feel like two steps forward and one step back, the climate today is much better online than it was in past decades.

7 Sep 2022 min read

Businesses’ Facebook accounts hacked to spread Redline Password Stealer malware

Hacked Facebook accounts belonging to a Brazilian ISP, Mexican sporting goods store, mountain tourism site from Slovakia, and a computer repair shop in the Philippines are spreading posts linking to malware to users around the world.

6 Sep 2022 min read

The rise of ransomware and what can be done about it

Exploring the reasons for ransomware's rise over the past decade as well as measures necessary to start investing in a more secure future.

5 Sep 2022 min read