When information leaks

A vulnerability and a victory for data protection authorities are a good reminder about what can happen when data isn’t kept safe.

19 Mar 2018 min read

Time to tighten up device security

Device security has been in the news this week, including a proposal for IoT security for smart devices, a more security-focused Android, and an Uber lawsuit.

10 Mar 2018 min read

Breaches, borders, and Barcelona — the week in security news

From new revelations about one of the worst security breaches of all time to discovering that a key means of securing passports is not implemented by US officials. Barcelona hosted one of the technology industry’s biggest events.

3 Mar 2018 min read

Password leak on the dark web: 7 tips to strengthen your password security

Avoid the most common password mistakes to protect your personal information

13 Feb 2018 min read

The password is .... “2o18!_N3w_Y3ar’s_Re$olUt1on”

This simple New Year’s resolution could save you hours—even months—of complication and heartache next year and beyond.

10 Jan 2018 min read

Are you among the 1.4 billion usernames and passwords leaked on the darknet?

New Passwords Guardian feature warns you if a website has been hacked and your account login possibly compromised.

15 Dec 2017 min read

How to make passwords hard and logins easy

Take the stress out of memorizing all those complicated passwords.

14 Nov 2017 min read

The Equifax Hack: The Aftermath

The breach has been stopped, but whether or not you’ve been compromised, there are critical next steps to take.

8 Sep 2017 min read

Protecting your online information isn’t impossible, though more than half of Americans seem to think it is

While half of those surveyed feel their data is less safe today than 5 years ago, Pew Research Center found that 84% don't follow cybersecurity best practices.

2 Aug 2017 min read

9 out of 10 Americans value the data in their online accounts, yet don’t do much to protect it

Avast recently surveyed more than 1,000 Americans to find out how they value and protect the data in their online accounts.

28 Mar 2017 min read

Why antivirus alone won't protect you: The anatomy of REAL security software

Antivirus has become multi-layered security, securing your Wi-Fi network, passwords, and connection. We explain what top security software should include.

23 Feb 2017 min read

Why do companies hide their security features? Yahoo! users have ‘account key’ at their fingertips.

More than one billion Yahoo accounts hacked. Avast shares tips on how you can protect your account.

15 Dec 2016 min read

Introducing Avast Passwords for Mac

The new Avast Passwords for Mac takes your Mac security to a new level in time for holiday shopping.

8 Dec 2016 min read
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