Avast News

From planes to AI, Allan Thomson has been playing wargames for decades

Introducing Avast's Chief Architect of Threat Defense Technology

8 October 2020 min read
Business Security

Covid-19, cloud and cybersecurity: Key learnings from the Avast Business Cloud Security Summit

perex__ Virtual event featuring Avast executives, customers, and industry experts now available for replay

Virtual event featuring Avast executives, customers, and industry experts now available for replay

7 October 2020 min read
Tips & Advice

1 out of 3 kids in the U.S. have had bad online experiences during lockdown

perex__ Avast research shows that taking kids out of the schoolyard doesn’t eliminate schoolyard problems

Avast research shows that taking kids out of the schoolyard doesn’t eliminate schoolyard problems

7 October 2020 min read
Avast News

Avast’s CyberSec&AI Connected is happening this week

perex__ Final preparations are underway for Avast’s CyberSec&AI Connected conference, a virtual event for academics and cybersecurity professionals

Final preparations are underway for Avast’s CyberSec&AI Connected conference, a virtual event for academics and cybersecurity professionals

6 October 2020 min read
Security News

5 vulnerabilities sparked by the shift to 5G networks

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Although there's a lot of buzz around the benefits of 5G, it's also important to highlight vulnerabilities that come along with them

5 October 2020 min read
Tips & Advice

It's Cybersecurity Awareness Month: Here are 3 easy steps to keep your home protected

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Use these simple steps to create a safer digital home environment, all year round

2 October 2020 min read

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Tips & Advice

How to spot the signs of stalkerware on your phone

perex__ Examining the role of stalkerware in harmful relationships, plus advice on how to identify and remove it from mobile devices

Examining the role of stalkerware in harmful relationships, plus advice on how to identify and remove it from mobile devices

2 October 2020 min read
Security News

Firmware can be hacked like software

perex__ Plus, the environmental benefits of remote working and 17 apps removed from the Google Play Store for hiding a malicious “Joker”

Plus, the environmental benefits of remote working and 17 apps removed from the Google Play Store for hiding a malicious “Joker”

2 October 2020 min read
Threat Research

Does jailbreaking your PlayStation compromise its security?

perex__ Avast IoT Lab research sheds light on the security risks related to jailbreaking gaming consoles

Avast IoT Lab research sheds light on the security risks related to jailbreaking gaming consoles

1 October 2020 min read
Viewpoints

Social media vs. democracy

perex__ Although it has the potential to be a powerful democratizing tool, social media can easily become another proxy

Although it has the potential to be a powerful democratizing tool, social media can easily become another proxy

1 October 2020 min read
Tips & Advice

Teachers talk distance learning

perex__ Advice from teachers on adjusting to the new normal of distance learning and using tech with students

Advice from teachers on adjusting to the new normal of distance learning and using tech with students

30 September 2020 min read
Security News

A nasty Windows server domain bug: Patch now!

perex__ Zerologon takes taking advantage of the Netlogon Remote Protocol, used in the authentication process

Zerologon takes taking advantage of the Netlogon Remote Protocol, used in the authentication process

30 September 2020 min read