Threat Intelligence

8 September 2016

Zepto ransomware now introduces new features to better encrypt your files

The Threat Intelligence team takes a closer look at the new Zepto (ransomware) variant.

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Security News

Stefanie Smith

8 September 2016

Mr. Robot Review: eps2.8_h1dden-pr0cess.axx

Avast explains what happened in this week's exciting episode of Mr. Robot, including what Elliot used the Pringles can for!

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Security News

Stefanie Smith

2 September 2016

Mr. Robot Review: eps2.7_init_5.fve

While the latest episode put some pieces of the story’s puzzle together, there are still some unanswered questions. Let's take a look at what we currently know.

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Security News

Gracie Roberts

1 September 2016

2012 Dropbox breach strikes again, dumps 68 million passwords online

Four years after Dropbox suffered a data breach, nearly two-thirds of the company’s user base have had their passwords revealed in a massive password dump.

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Security News

Julia Szymańska

1 September 2016

Privacy Policy update: WhatsApp will share your information with Facebook

WhatsApp will share 1 billion users’ account information with Facebook to improve ads and product experiences.

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Security News

Gracie Roberts

31 August 2016

Wi-Fi Finder 2.0 brings secure Wi-Fi connectivity to the next level

Avast Wi-Fi Finder provides you with free, secure and fast connection to Wi-Fi networks everywhere you go.

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Mobile Security

Deborah Salmi

30 August 2016

Apple security holes reveal chinks in the iOS armor

Three undiscovered iOS vulnerabilities leave iPhone users scampering to update their devices.

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Mobile Security

Glenn Taylor

29 August 2016

Back-to-school security tips for IT admins [Infographic]

Locking down school environments is virtually impossible with BYOD and BYOA, so school administrators need best practices to secure their students and staff.

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SMB/Business

Stefanie Smith

25 August 2016

Mr. Robot Review: eps2.6_succ3ss0r.p12

Read as we break down this week’s episode of Mr. Robot, which was rich in mobile malware and account breaches.

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Security News

Gracie Roberts

22 August 2016

Phone lost or stolen? Avast has your back with updated Anti-Theft app

Using Avast Anti-Theft, you can now locate, lock, wipe and sound an alarm on your lost or stolen phones by using any mobile or desktop device.

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Mobile Security