Facebook goes to Washington and Verizon announces #1 threat

Zuckerberg talks to Congress, Facebook gets sued, and Verizon reports ransomware is today’s top threat.

13 Apr 2018 min read

The state of ransomware reaches new heights ... and more news on Facebook

Ransomware locks up Atlanta and Boeing while social media cranks up the privacy settings.

30 Mar 2018 min read

Key vulnerabilities: devices and people

Cybercrime goes after these two primary attack surfaces of SMBs.

22 Mar 2018 min read

Five endpoint threats affecting small businesses

This cybersecurity guide aims to help small business owners protect their companies against endpoint threats by arming them with appropriate knowledge. Below is a step-by-step introduction to cybercrime followed by our list of the top five endpoint threats affecting small businesses.

19 Mar 2018 min read

Avast earns “Top Rated Product for 2017” award from AV-Comparatives

Avast Free Antivirus also received five Advanced+ awards from the independent testing organization.

7 Feb 2018 min read

Looking ahead: 9 threat trends in 2018

Now that 2018 is underway, the Avast Threat Labs takes note of what’s trending in cybercrime.

30 Jan 2018 min read

Three easy steps to stay clear of ransomware in 2018

Learn these three tips to safeguard against this year’s most harmful cyberthreat.

23 Jan 2018 min read

Avast channel partners provide top security predictions for 2018

From sophisticated ransomware and phishing schemes to increased compliance and GDPR challenges, partners share their thoughts

21 Dec 2017 min read

Yes, Macs are susceptible to ransomware, too

Even Apple products need next-gen cybersecurity.

28 Nov 2017 min read

Fortify your Mac against adware and more

Be warned, hackers: we just beefed up Mac security to a new level.

8 Nov 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

The one year anniversary of the No More Ransom Project

Avast is an associate partner of the No More Ransom Project, providing free ransomware decryption tools.

25 Jul 2017 min read

Ransomware: The top 3 reasons you should never ever ever (ever) pay

You don’t have to be a victim of ransomware. Avast offers expert advice and security tools to keep you in control of your files, data, and information.

2 Jul 2017 min read