The Autism@IT Project

Avast celebrates World Autism Awareness Month with educational activities and our Autism@IT mentoring project.

28 Apr 2022 min read

How Elon Musk can securely achieve his mission of authenticating Twitter users

Elon Musk doesn’t need to know WHO the millions of Twitter users are — just that we’re not unverified bots.

28 Apr 2022 min read

Here’s what to look forward to at CARO Workshop 2022

A Q&A with Conference Chair Luis Corrons about CARO 2022.

27 Apr 2022 min read

How Emotet flooded Japanese inboxes

Avast’s telemetry data confirms a significant increase in Emotet botnet infection attempts in March 2022.

27 Apr 2022 min read

Obama on strengthening our democracy and reforming social media

Obama discussed the role of government in online technologies, the relationship between democracy and tech companies, and the role of digital media to elevate authoritarian rulers.

26 Apr 2022 min read

The latest changes to US state data privacy laws

The latest legislation provides consumers with the right to access and delete some of their personal data and opt out of data collection under certain circumstances.

25 Apr 2022 min read

Our journey into the metaverse

Will the metaverse come to life? Here are the most important facts and answers about Meta's enormous project.

25 Apr 2022 min read

JekyllBot:5 vulnerabilities threaten hospital robots

Plus, an attacker borrows money to steal money, and Lenovo laptops patch firmware flaw.

22 Apr 2022 min read

Introducing USB Protection to prevent threats from unauthorized removable storage devices

Protecting businesses from unauthorized data transfers and from malware entering networks via external devices.

21 Apr 2022 min read

War and cyberwar

Real war has come again to remind us that cyberwar, for all its terrors, is not yet on par with the damage done to flesh and family by bombs and bullets.

20 Apr 2022 min read

Tech support scams targeting seniors on the rise

Tech support scammers target older people because they believe them to be more trusting and they tend to be more financially secure than younger people.

20 Apr 2022 min read

Introducing important changes to credit card data security standards

Credit card issuers and online businesses will have two years to implement the changes.

19 Apr 2022 min read

Will the metaverse be the new internet?

Plus, new legislation scares Big Tech and users can plant a tree through Alexa.

14 Apr 2022 min read