Mobile Security

Secure Wi-Fi is important. But secure IoT is vital.

Using only secure Wi-Fi hotspots will keep you safe. Right? Not in the Internet of Things era, when every device connected to those networks introduces risk.

7 March 2017 min read
Garry Kasparov

Protecting real trust and truth in a virtual world

It's easy to find any viewpoint on the web. The problem is that often we have no idea who is producing this information or the motivations behind it.

6 March 2017 min read
Mobile Security

Avast Free Mobile Security scores 100% in the latest AV Comparatives mobile test

Avast Mobile Security received 100% in the latest test run by AV-Comparatives on mobile AV products.

3 March 2017 min read
Business Security

A cybersecurity primer

Cybersecurity is a moving target, and security processes, practices, hardware and software must evolve with the technologies, applications and threats.

2 March 2017 min read
Avast News

Mobile World Congress 2017: Avast CEO demonstrates security threats targeting IoT devices

Avast’s Vince Steckler showcased IoT threats and spoke about the importance of securing devices to protect consumers at GSMA’s Enabling IoT Security conference.

1 March 2017 min read
Business Security

Detection: What you don’t know will hurt you

Detection, the second of the three keys to effective cybersecurity, is essential to identifying existing weaknesses and breaches and having them resolved.

27 February 2017 min read

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Threat Research

IoT weaknesses put webcams at risk for attack [infographic]

Cybercrooks could easily watch people in private and public spaces via webcams, stream the video directly to the internet, or turn the device into a bot.

27 February 2017 min read
Tips & Advice

Find out if your home network is vulnerable with Wi-Fi Inspector

Wi-Fi Inspector automatically scans your home network for vulnerable devices and helps address any security issues with step-by-step instructions.

24 February 2017 min read
Avast News

Avast CEO speaking on Internet of Things security at Mobile World Congress

Avast’s CEO, Vince Steckler, will address security threats to the Internet of Things at Mobile World Congress 2017.

24 February 2017 min read
Tips & Advice

Why antivirus alone won't protect you: The anatomy of REAL security software

Antivirus has become multi-layered security, securing your Wi-Fi network, passwords, and connection. We explain what top security software should include.

23 February 2017 min read
Business Security

Targeting SMBs’ threat tolerance concerns

Success in the cybersecurity service business can be enhanced by addressing your SMB prospects’ threat tolerance issues and concerns.

23 February 2017 min read
Security News

Behavior Shield: our newest behavioral analysis technology

Behavior Shield comes standard in all versions of Avast 2017, protecting you from zero-second threats, ransomware and other malicious programs

21 February 2017 min read
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