How the US government deals with zero-days

While withholding a zero-day’s existence can provide some government advantage, it can potentially harm the rest of us and break many elements of the global internet if vulnerabilities aren’t disclosed and patched.

13 Jun 2022 min read

How to ease your kids into a hybrid play model

Limiting screen time is always a battle, but it’s worth it — especially in summer.

10 Jun 2022 min read

Be on alert for Karakurt

Plus, Flubot gets beat, DogWalk gets curbed, and Evil Corp tries to hide.

10 Jun 2022 min read

Hacked Instagram accounts are scamming users

Getting scammed is never fun — and getting hacked on Instagram is an especially public way to get scammed. Here's how to stay safe.

9 Jun 2022 min read

Delivering a free upgrade to Avast Ultimate Business Security for existing customers

Announcing an automatic, free upgrade to Ultimate Business Security for existing Avast Business Antivirus Pro Plus customers.

9 Jun 2022 min read

Crypto stealing campaign spread via fake cracked software

Users who download cracked software risk sensitive personal data being stolen by hackers.

8 Jun 2022 min read

How can I prevent digital burnout?

Here are some tips for maintaining a healthy approach to social media.

6 Jun 2022 min read

SMSFactory Android Trojan producing high costs for victims

Avast protected more than 165,000 people across the globe from this threat within a year.

1 Jun 2022 min read

Supply chain scams pull no punches

Learn how to protect your business from the three worst freight forwarding scams.

31 May 2022 min read

Key takeaways from Verizon's 2022 data breach report

This year's DBIR offers practical advice on improving your security posture and tips for making yourself much less of a target.

30 May 2022 min read

Pre-hijacking attacks on social media

Plus, gift registry accounts are hacked and digital driver’s licenses are forged.

27 May 2022 min read

How license plate scanners challenge our data privacy

There's a massive amount of data in private hands and without sufficient controls by the government.

25 May 2022 min read

Microsoft research reveals the changing face of skimming

From exploitation to obfuscation, attackers are flipping the script on what we know about web skimming campaigns.

25 May 2022 min read