Cyber spring cleaning: Your digital home hygiene checklist

From daily routines to monthly rituals, here’s to your cyber health!

18 Apr 2023 min read

How to interpret anti-malware tests

Understanding how to interpret anti-malware test results is crucial when choosing the best anti-malware software for your needs.

17 Apr 2023 min read

2FA: Why to use it — and what are the best options?

The importance of 2FA lies in the fact that it significantly reduces the risk of unauthorized access to people's accounts.

13 Apr 2023 min read

Cyber spring cleaning: Maintaining your digital home

From outdated devices to unchecked settings, here are five tips to attain cyber zen.

11 Apr 2023 min read

New data extortion email campaign copying ransomware gang techniques

All signs indicate that this is simply a scam to scare company decision makers into paying money to avoid further consequences.

4 Apr 2023 min read

Cyber spring cleaning: Decluttering your digital home

From eliminating multiple copies to removing excessive bookmarks, here are five tips to avoid cyber hoarding.

4 Apr 2023 min read

Life finds a way: OneNote malware on the rise

Since macros from the internet have been blocked by default, we've seen different criminal groups trying out new malware delivery mechanisms.

3 Apr 2023 min read

Avast solutions score big in the latest AV-Comparatives anti-phishing test

Avast's solutions make it possible for us to identify and protect against new phishing methods as they arise.

24 Mar 2023 min read

New Instagram scam uses fake SHEIN gift cards as lure

There are constantly new scams similar to this one appearing on social media ⁠— fortunately, there are straightforward ways to steer clear of them. 

23 Mar 2023 min read

Cyber spring cleaning: Organizing your digital home

From bloated inboxes to unused apps, here are five tips to tackle cyber chaos.

22 Mar 2023 min read

Women in tech: The groundbreaking career of video game pioneer Carol Shaw

Shaw is a key figure in the history of women in technology, and one who paved the way for so many other key women in the field of video game design. 

21 Mar 2023 min read

SXSW 2023: Protecting your digital identity in cyber warfare

Avast's presence at this year's SXSW focused on the balance between the exciting discoveries innovative technology brings with a world that has grown increasingly skeptical of the benefits of the digital revolution.

17 Mar 2023 min read

Amazon call scams are on the rise — here’s what you need to know

You can protect yourself by learning how to recognize these scams and keep your personal and financial information safe.

16 Mar 2023 min read