Security News

Could smart speakers undo your smart home?

Avast Security Researcher Martin Hron explains why your smart speakers may be the next big target.

17 September 2018 min read
Security News

More phishing, Canada pays ransom, and SMBs are a target

perex__ The latest in security news: The Canadian town of Midland pays ransomware attackers and SMBs are targeted for cyberattacks.

The latest in security news: The Canadian town of Midland pays ransomware attackers and SMBs are targeted for cyberattacks.

14 September 2018 min read

How to tell if an Android App is safe to install

perex__ The Avast Guide to Android Apps Part 1: This guide teaches you how to identify malicious apps and keep them off your Android phone.

The Avast Guide to Android Apps Part 1: This guide teaches you how to identify malicious apps and keep them off your Android phone.

13 September 2018 min read
Security News

380K British Airways transactions compromised in data breach

perex__ Payment-skimming malware was planted in the airline’s website, and all signs point to Magecart.

Payment-skimming malware was planted in the airline’s website, and all signs point to Magecart.

12 September 2018 min read
Business Security

The MSP Guide to Building Your Managed Security Services

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Part 1: Defining and Bundling Your Managed Security Services

12 September 2018 min read
Security News

Phishing scam targets WordPress users

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New phishing campaign tricks users who run WordPress sites by pushing a fraudulent update.

11 September 2018 min read

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Business Security

A psychologist speaks: the psychology of cybercriminals and internet scams

perex__ Dr Lee Hadlington explains how various cyberattacks work and how cybercriminals are able to trick us time and again

Dr Lee Hadlington explains how various cyberattacks work and how cybercriminals are able to trick us time and again

11 September 2018 min read
Business Security

Important Notice: End-of-support for Windows XP and Vista

perex__ Avast Business Endpoint Protection v.19 will only support Windows 7 or later.

Avast Business Endpoint Protection v.19 will only support Windows 7 or later.

10 September 2018 min read
Business Security

Low security visibility: Avast Business can help

perex__ Avast Business wants to help small and medium businesses evaluate their IT Security, free of charge. In the noisy world of cybersecurity, we're here to give you some useful information.

Avast Business wants to help small and medium businesses evaluate their IT Security, free of charge. In the noisy world of cybersecurity, we're here to give you some useful information.

10 September 2018 min read
Security News

Phishing scams pick up the phone and MikroTik routers watch and listen

perex__ Bank phishing scam calls its victims, cryptojacker Rocke expands its arsenal, and MikroTik routers hacked to transmit their data.

Bank phishing scam calls its victims, cryptojacker Rocke expands its arsenal, and MikroTik routers hacked to transmit their data.

7 September 2018 min read
Business Security

TechRadar rates Avast Business #1

perex__ UK tech news and review site names Avast Business antivirus software of 2018.

UK tech news and review site names Avast Business antivirus software of 2018.

7 September 2018 min read
Avast News

Avast at IFA+ Summit

perex__ The Avast team discussed the good and bad of AI and the vulnerabilities of smart homes at Berlin’s IFA+ Summit last week.

The Avast team discussed the good and bad of AI and the vulnerabilities of smart homes at Berlin’s IFA+ Summit last week.

6 September 2018 min read