Here are all the red flags Charlotte Cowles missed in that viral NY Mag article

What happened with a fake call purporting to be from Amazon tricked a financial advice columnist into handing over $50,000 to a stranger.

20 Feb 2024 min read

Unveiling the truth behind AI relationship chatbots

A recent report from Mozilla found that the recent explosion of romantic AI chatbots is creating a whole new world of privacy concerns.

14 Feb 2024 min read

Show your digital devices some love this Valentine’s Day

Your device will always give you signs that it needs some TLC. Uncover how you can show your electronics some love.

13 Feb 2024 min read

A Valentine’s warning about heartbreak hackers

Dive into the world of romance scams, where emotions are exploited, money is the ultimate prize, and scammers lurk behind the mask of love.

12 Feb 2024 min read

Malicious PDFs, deepfakes, and romance scams were just some of the 10 billion cyber attacks we saw last year

Uncover the startling surge in cyber threats from our Avast Q4/2023 Threat Report. Over 10 billion attacks last year reveal the critical need to pay attention.

7 Feb 2024 min read

How to spot the bad actors this awards season

From overacting to poorly crafted characters, it’s crucial to recognize red flags in cyber-scripts, weak dialogue, and fake chemistry in online interactions.

5 Feb 2024 min read

The Taylor Swift deepfake porn is nothing new – but that doesn’t mean we shouldn’t be concerned

After AI-generated pornographic images of Taylor Swift went viral on X, we're left asking: What does this mean for the future of AI?

30 Jan 2024 min read

That new X cryptocurrency? It's a scam.

Spoiler: Those ads you're seeing for a new X cryptocurrency endorsed by Elon Musk aren't what they appear to be.

25 Jan 2024 min read

Uncovering the hidden superpowers of your smartphone

Did you know you're carrying a secret superhero around in your pocket? Introducing: Your smartphone.

23 Jan 2024 min read

Your data is under siege. How to protect your data and privacy.

With Data Privacy Day coming up on January 28, now’s the time to turn over a new leaf when it comes to protecting your personal data.

20 Jan 2024 min read

The hidden costs of pirated software: A cautionary tale for small businesses

Avast researchers take a deep dive into the dangers of downloading pirated software and explain why small businesses should avoid this tempting practice.

19 Jan 2024 min read

Safeguard your heart and personal info this cuffing season

While you have your heart set on finding a partner, you should also keep your eyes peeled for the dangers that come with dating in the digital realm.

12 Jan 2024 min read

Avast researchers detect a surge in fake e-shops following holidays

We kick off the new year with expectations of sales, but beware: a dangerous wave of fake e-shops is spreading on the internet.

4 Jan 2024 min read
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