Viewpoints

Social engineering – It’s not just about phishing

When deception is used to hack your mind

14 April 2019 min read
Security News

WPA3 flaws bleed “dragonblood”

perex__ Hailed as the super-secure Wi-Fi standard, WPA3 is not as bulletproof as experts claimed.

Hailed as the super-secure Wi-Fi standard, WPA3 is not as bulletproof as experts claimed.

12 April 2019 min read
Security News

The palace of malice and other weekly news

perex__ Learn why TajMahal is the scariest malware yet, why net neutrality still has hope, why Yahoo is forking over $117M, and why a 24-year-old London student is going to jail.

Learn why TajMahal is the scariest malware yet, why net neutrality still has hope, why Yahoo is forking over $117M, and why a 24-year-old London student is going to jail.

12 April 2019 min read
Security News

Cyber-extortion is spreading

perex__ Users are pressured to pay up or get hit by WannaCry ransomware and a DDoS attack. Don’t fall for this extortion email scam this tax season.

Users are pressured to pay up or get hit by WannaCry ransomware and a DDoS attack. Don’t fall for this extortion email scam this tax season.

11 April 2019 min read
Security News

Ever feel like you’re being watched?

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A vacationing family were shocked to discover a hidden camera in their Airbnb — learn the traveler’s best defense against such sneakiness.

11 April 2019 min read
Avast News

Avast Cleanup Premium: Time to say goodbye to XP

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Avast Cleanup Premium will no longer be updated on Windows XP. Here’s what it means for you.

11 April 2019 min read

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Business Security

Web threats affecting SMBs in 2019

perex__ Learn more about how web threats are evolving and becoming more intelligent.

Learn more about how web threats are evolving and becoming more intelligent.

10 April 2019 min read
Avast News

Avast PC Trends Reports - Home

perex__ Our PC Trends reports cover the most popular PCs, software, and hardware used worldwide, the impact and risks of outdated software, and what the PC landscape will look like in in the future.

Our PC Trends reports cover the most popular PCs, software, and hardware used worldwide, the impact and risks of outdated software, and what the PC landscape will look like in in the future.

9 April 2019 min read
Tips & Advice

Tech support scams: Tips to protect yourself

perex__ Learn how to spot, avoid, and protect yourself from the worst tech support scams.

Learn how to spot, avoid, and protect yourself from the worst tech support scams.

9 April 2019 min read
Security News

Winter is malware-infected, and more news of the week

perex__ Beware Game of Thrones pirated episodes and a new malware called Xwo, Georgia Tech students are exposed in a breach, and AriZona Iced Tea suffers a steep cyberattack.

Beware Game of Thrones pirated episodes and a new malware called Xwo, Georgia Tech students are exposed in a breach, and AriZona Iced Tea suffers a steep cyberattack.

5 April 2019 min read
Threat Research

Fake Nike deal spreading on Facebook

perex__ Learn how to spot online scams like the ridiculous $26 Air Jordans.

Learn how to spot online scams like the ridiculous $26 Air Jordans.

4 April 2019 min read
Security News

New Facebook data breach exposes 540M records

perex__ Here we go again... Half a billion Facebook records including user names, passwords and likes posted publicly online.

Here we go again... Half a billion Facebook records including user names, passwords and likes posted publicly online.

3 April 2019 min read