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Avast discontinues support for Windows XP & Vista

Beginning this January, Avast products will no longer update Windows XP and Vista OS with new security features.

31 October 2018 min read
Tips & Advice

Hold all alerts with Do Not Disturb mode

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Going full screen disables alerts so you can focus with our new Avast feature. Learn how Do Not Disturb can help you concentrate when you need to most.

30 October 2018 min read

Millions of League of Legends gamers targeted by phishing scam.

perex__ If it’s free to play, consider the potential cost. Are cybercriminals the real winners?

If it’s free to play, consider the potential cost. Are cybercriminals the real winners?

29 October 2018 min read
Security News

BA website hijacked by Magecart. Again.

perex__ 185,000 transaction details including names, addresses and card CVV numbers stolen.

185,000 transaction details including names, addresses and card CVV numbers stolen.

26 October 2018 min read
Security News

US parries Russian propaganda & Magecart casts a dark spell on Magento

perex__ {value=Yahoo pays up to settle 2 year old debacle and Avast is PCMag’s Editors Pick for 2018.}

Yahoo pays up to settle 2 year old debacle and Avast is PCMag’s Editors Pick for 2018.

26 October 2018 min read
Threat Research

Seven new Mirai variants and the aspiring cybercriminal behind them

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Two years after Mirai, botnets have become the playthings of script kids

25 October 2018 min read

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Ad network scams

perex__ Avast Threat Labs finds Android device firmware that reroutes ad network revenue to unknown accounts.

Avast Threat Labs finds Android device firmware that reroutes ad network revenue to unknown accounts.

24 October 2018 min read
Security News

Vulnerabilities in AWS FreeRTOS could compromise IoT devices

perex__ IoT security issues continue to grow, as more devices are connected

IoT security issues continue to grow, as more devices are connected

23 October 2018 min read
Tips & Advice

All-new Photo Cleaner: Time to tidy up your photo library

perex__ The new 2018 release of Avast Cleanup Pro for Mac comes with a smart way to clean up your library.

The new 2018 release of Avast Cleanup Pro for Mac comes with a smart way to clean up your library.

23 October 2018 min read
Tips & Advice

Avast Cleanup for PC declutters and improves performance

perex__ Software Cleanup feature clears your system of long-forgotten programs that slow you down.

Software Cleanup feature clears your system of long-forgotten programs that slow you down.

23 October 2018 min read
Business Security

The MSP Guide to Vertical Market Success: 10 Steps for Entering a Vertical Market

perex__ Continuing our series on MSP success, we delve into the key factors and necessary steps for entering a vertical market.

Continuing our series on MSP success, we delve into the key factors and necessary steps for entering a vertical market.

22 October 2018 min read

Inside the industry of cybercrime | Avast

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Learn about the dark world of cybercrime as malware developers, scammers, and thieves continue expanding this billion-dollar illegal industry.

20 October 2018 min read