Avast News

Is machine learning useful for cybersecurity?

At the Enigma Conference this month in San Francisco, Avast researcher Sadia Afroz answers that question

27 January 2020 min read
Tips & Advice

Avast continues support for Microsoft’s Windows 7 – your questions answered

perex__ If you are a user of the operating system and are wondering what will happen to your Avast Free Antivirus or Premium Security, we have good news – and answers to your questions

If you are a user of the operating system and are wondering what will happen to your Avast Free Antivirus or Premium Security, we have good news – and answers to your questions

24 January 2020 min read
Security News

Did the Saudi crown prince hack Jeff Bezos?

perex__ Plus, more news bytes of the week, including a Microsoft security breach and an FBI PSA cautioning against fake job and hiring scams

Plus, more news bytes of the week, including a Microsoft security breach and an FBI PSA cautioning against fake job and hiring scams

24 January 2020 min read
Business Security

The importance of training your sales team

perex__ Six ways investments in training will deliver value for your managed services business

Six ways investments in training will deliver value for your managed services business

23 January 2020 min read
Viewpoints

Keeping your part of the IoT safe

perex__ {value=The Internet of Things is vast, complex, and filled with risk – but network security can simplify it}

The Internet of Things is vast, complex, and filled with risk – but network security can simplify it

22 January 2020 min read
Tips & Advice

Answers to key questions on massive Telnet IoT data leak

perex__ {value=Avast expert explains what consumers should know about the leak of a half-million security credentials for servers, home routers, and smart devices}

Avast expert explains what consumers should know about the leak of a half-million security credentials for servers, home routers, and smart devices

21 January 2020 min read

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New phishing tactics bait victims

perex__ Plus, more news bytes of the week, including the resignation of Pete Buttigieg’s CISO, Ukraine asking the FBI for help investigating a cyberattack, and the data breach of an adult webcam network

Plus, more news bytes of the week, including the resignation of Pete Buttigieg’s CISO, Ukraine asking the FBI for help investigating a cyberattack, and the data breach of an adult webcam network

17 January 2020 min read
Security News

Answers to 5 key questions about highly publicized NSA-Microsoft story

perex__ Flaw could have undermined a key trust mechanism, and spy agency took unusually public step to point it out

Flaw could have undermined a key trust mechanism, and spy agency took unusually public step to point it out

15 January 2020 min read
Business Security

Investing in your IT team can increase your bottom line in 2020

perex__ Learn how to keep a security team motivated and engaged in today’s challenging industry

Learn how to keep a security team motivated and engaged in today’s challenging industry

14 January 2020 min read
Avast News

Hack Cambridge’s young geniuses to take a crack at the Avast Secure Browser

perex__ Hackers converge on historic university to tear into challenges from top tech companies, including Avast

Hackers converge on historic university to tear into challenges from top tech companies, including Avast

13 January 2020 min read
Security News

The 12 weirdest cybersecurity stories you haven't heard about

perex__ Including a thumb drive you put in your leg, cybercriminals stealing school lunch info, and using AI to impersonate a CEO

Including a thumb drive you put in your leg, cybercriminals stealing school lunch info, and using AI to impersonate a CEO

12 January 2020 min read
Security News

Homeland Security warns of Iranian cyberattacks

perex__ Plus, more news bytes of the week, including a new ransomware attack, a new ransomware strain, and the return of...Y2K?

Plus, more news bytes of the week, including a new ransomware attack, a new ransomware strain, and the return of...Y2K?

10 January 2020 min read