When big fish get caught with big bait

23.2 million potential attacks target 500 fake IoT-like devices deployed at Mobile World Congress.

1 April 2019 min read
Security News

Lithuanian scam artist teaches Google and Facebook a 122 million dollar lesson

perex__ What can we learn from the man who stole $122 million from Google and Facebook without them even noticing?

What can we learn from the man who stole $122 million from Google and Facebook without them even noticing?

29 March 2019 min read
Security News

Your kids’ info for sale and more news

perex__ Children’s personal data is the new holy grail of identity theft, one extreme PewDiePie fan creates strange ransomware, and UC Browser apps have weak security.

Children’s personal data is the new holy grail of identity theft, one extreme PewDiePie fan creates strange ransomware, and UC Browser apps have weak security.

29 March 2019 min read
Security News

What does your ISP know about you?

perex__ The FTC ordered seven broadband providers to disclose just what they’re doing with your info.

The FTC ordered seven broadband providers to disclose just what they’re doing with your info.

27 March 2019 min read
Avast News

Women working in cybersecurity – a spotlight on Deepali Garg

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A Data Science and AI expert reveals why women must be at the table in the exciting male-dominated AI field.

27 March 2019 min read
Tips & Advice

Routers: a vulnerable opening to your home and personal data

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If hackers get to your router, they can access all the connected devices in your home. Here’s what you need to know.

26 March 2019 min read

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Business Security

TechRadar rates Avast Business #1

perex__ UK tech news and review site names Avast Business antivirus software of 2018.

UK tech news and review site names Avast Business antivirus software of 2018.

26 March 2019 min read
Tips & Advice

The Menacing 7: Today’s worst social media scams

perex__ Learn to recognize and avoid the most common malicious schemes terrorizing newsfeeds everywhere.

Learn to recognize and avoid the most common malicious schemes terrorizing newsfeeds everywhere.

24 March 2019 min read
Security News

Avast app earns top marks, 138 others called out as deceptive

perex__ Avast earned 100%, but these 138 other security apps are considered “risky.”

Avast earned 100%, but these 138 other security apps are considered “risky.”

22 March 2019 min read
Security News

Malware with more might and other weekly security news

perex__ An infamous cybergang, a notorious botnet, and new phishing scams continue to do their best to ruin your day.

An infamous cybergang, a notorious botnet, and new phishing scams continue to do their best to ruin your day.

22 March 2019 min read
Tips & Advice

Watch out for these “Brexit” scams

perex__ Phishers and other scammers are using Brexit as bait — don’t get caught in their net.

Phishers and other scammers are using Brexit as bait — don’t get caught in their net.

20 March 2019 min read
Tips & Advice

Banish fake news: think before you share

perex__ How to identify fake news and prevent it from spreading.

How to identify fake news and prevent it from spreading.

19 March 2019 min read