Avast News

Avast live at MWC 2019

With an emphasis on mobile threats and IoT Security, Avast is demonstrating live hacks in our booth throughout each day — come stop by!

20 February 2019 min read
Viewpoints

Ethical AI requires ethical humans

perex__ Can AI be evil? Garry Kasparov explains how AI works, and where ethics come into play.

Can AI be evil? Garry Kasparov explains how AI works, and where ethics come into play.

19 February 2019 min read
Business Security

Regent College protects students, faculty, and staff with Avast Business Antivirus

perex__ Graduate school of theology keeps ransomware at bay, improves efficiencies with Avast Business Antivirus and management console

Graduate school of theology keeps ransomware at bay, improves efficiencies with Avast Business Antivirus and management console

19 February 2019 min read
Threat Research

Spoofing in the reeds with Rietspoof

perex__ We’re tracking a new cyberthreat that combines file formats to create a more versatile malware.

We’re tracking a new cyberthreat that combines file formats to create a more versatile malware.

16 February 2019 min read
Threat Research

Increasing mobile threat intelligence with apklab.io

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Avast stays several paces ahead of cybercriminals with apklab.io.

15 February 2019 min read

This week: Sneaky malware, fishy phish, and more

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Windows malware attacks Macs, a strange phishing scam arises, 617M stolen accounts are for sale, and Trump wants more AI.

15 February 2019 min read

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Business Security

What risks do IoT security issues pose to businesses?

perex__ The Internet of Things (IoT) can increase efficiency, but it also comes with new risks. Find out why and how to protect your business in our article.

The Internet of Things (IoT) can increase efficiency, but it also comes with new risks. Find out why and how to protect your business in our article.

12 February 2019 min read
Viewpoints

Face the privacy issue of facial recognition

perex__ When does pervasive public surveillance start to infringe on our basic rights?

When does pervasive public surveillance start to infringe on our basic rights?

12 February 2019 min read
Tips & Advice

8 tips to a cleaner PC

perex__ Honor the system you use every day by treating it to the file cleanup it so desperately needs.

Honor the system you use every day by treating it to the file cleanup it so desperately needs.

11 February 2019 min read
Security News

Apple issues major iOS fix

perex__ iPhone users are strongly advised to update immediately.

iPhone users are strongly advised to update immediately.

8 February 2019 min read
Security News

IcedID ices more than banks, Siri security less than acceptable

perex__ Also this week — Pattern emerges concerning Cybergang APT10 and Avast takes home “Product of the Year” title.

Also this week — Pattern emerges concerning Cybergang APT10 and Avast takes home “Product of the Year” title.

8 February 2019 min read
Security News

iPhone apps record your taps

perex__ If you’ve used these apps, your taps and swipes have been recorded and screenshots have been collected without your knowledge.

If you’ve used these apps, your taps and swipes have been recorded and screenshots have been collected without your knowledge.

7 February 2019 min read