Thoughts on the 30th anniversary of the World Wide Web

Avast CEO Ondrej Vlcek looks back on the internet's development over the past three decades

5 Aug 2021 min read

Garry on Lockdown – Episode 8: Ransomware takes center stage

Garry Kasparov explores the growing role of ransomware in today's digital landscape and talks tech and geopolitics with New York Times reporter Nicole Perlroth

5 Aug 2021 min read

A quick look at Avast's latest Global Risk Report for SMBs

The report shows how likely business users in specific countries are to face various online threats

3 Aug 2021 min read

What does Amazon know about you?

The question of whether or not giving up a hefty amount of data is “worth it” in exchange for convenience is a complicated one with Amazon

3 Aug 2021 min read

Back-to-school shopping: Security and privacy software

Are your kids’ devices ready for the fall?

3 Aug 2021 min read

Avast Red Team’s top 5 security tips for your grandma

Calling all seniors and caretakers – learn to recognize and shut down these threats

2 Aug 2021 min read

Clubhouse is now open to everyone

Plus, Google unveils a new bug bounty platform and the Pegasus Project discovers spyware in widespread use

30 Jul 2021 min read

An Ugly Truth: A book review

Deeper dives into recent political events and misinformation frame the debate over the role that Facebook should play in our society

29 Jul 2021 min read

Beware of crypto exchange scams

Steering clear of these scams might seem easy, but the tactics of modern-day scammers should not be underestimated

29 Jul 2021 min read

How to identify the language tech support scammers use to scam

Tech support scams use language to manipulate people. But language — scammy or otherwise — can be learned.

29 Jul 2021 min read

How the National Guard trains its cyber soldiers

From simulated ransomware attacks to SQL injections, the activities at Cyber Shield 21 busted some of my myths about the military

28 Jul 2021 min read

Here's how Apple's "Hide My Email" feature works

The feature allows you to take full advantage of a company’s services without having to share your email address

26 Jul 2021 min read

Instagram gives users Sensitive Content Control

Plus, hackers bypass Windows Hello, and Venmo finally ditches that global social feed

23 Jul 2021 min read