Avast News

How researching election hacks since 2006 led to simple solutions

Alex Halderman will bring his experiences dissecting the world’s voting machines to the CyberSec & AI Prague conference in October

28 August 2019 min read
Threat Research

Avast collaborates with France and U.S. to stop cryptomining worm

perex__ Threat Labs researchers help neutralize 850,000 unique infections of Retadup

Threat Labs researchers help neutralize 850,000 unique infections of Retadup

28 August 2019 min read
Business Security

5 Tips for Schools Battling a Rise in Cybercrime

perex__ 3 million records a year are stolen in the educational sector – and that number is growing

3 million records a year are stolen in the educational sector – and that number is growing

27 August 2019 min read
Security News

10 things to know about Facebook Messenger and surveillance

perex__ Find out what happened, what you can do to protect your privacy, and why big tech companies are paying people to listen to you

Find out what happened, what you can do to protect your privacy, and why big tech companies are paying people to listen to you

24 August 2019 min read
Security News

Movie tickets service leaked 161M records, researchers say

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Plus, poker site dealt a hand of malware, ransomware hits 22 Texas towns, and Apple mistakenly unpatches a flaw

23 August 2019 min read
Tips & Advice

Device fingerprinting and the surveillance economy

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Consumers can delete their cookies, but this is not the case for fingerprinting

22 August 2019 min read
Viewpoints

La Liga: Turning users into involuntary spies

perex__ There is little that security software can do when the users themselves give apps broad permissions

There is little that security software can do when the users themselves give apps broad permissions

22 August 2019 min read
Avast News

Avast Secure Browser – early access now available for Mac

perex__ Our browser is now also available for Mac users to try in a beta version that blocks ads and protects against phishing

Our browser is now also available for Mac users to try in a beta version that blocks ads and protects against phishing

21 August 2019 min read
Avast News

How Kevin Ashton named The Internet of Things

perex__ 20 years ago a computer scientist in London needed a title for a slide deck – and came up with a name that stuck

20 years ago a computer scientist in London needed a title for a slide deck – and came up with a name that stuck

20 August 2019 min read
Security News

Biometric security platform leaves 28M records unsecured

perex__ Plus, a phishing scam that uses Google and an executive order from the White House about freedom of speech on social media

Plus, a phishing scam that uses Google and an executive order from the White House about freedom of speech on social media

16 August 2019 min read
Avast News

Get complete online protection with Avast Premium Security

perex__ Protect the entire family with one product that covers up to 10 devices and works for all platforms

Protect the entire family with one product that covers up to 10 devices and works for all platforms

15 August 2019 min read
Security News

Didn’t go to Black Hat or DEF CON? Here’s a super-quick recap

perex__ Get key info now that the dust has settled in Las Vegas after cybersecurity’s big summer conferences

Get key info now that the dust has settled in Las Vegas after cybersecurity’s big summer conferences

14 August 2019 min read