Avast CISO Jaya Baloo discusses online safety for teachers and students

Cybersecurity in schools is the main topic of the latest Code Week podcast, featuring Avast CISO Jaya Baloo.

8 Aug 2022 min read

More developments on NSO’s Pegasus spyware

At a recent hearing held by the House Intelligence Committee, witnesses emphasized the threat of spyware to various democracies around the world.

1 Aug 2022 min read

Tech giants pledge self-regulation in NZ pact

Plus, the DoJ seizes $500K from North Korean hackers, and a UK convenience store takes heat for using facial rec tech.

29 Jul 2022 min read

New Candiru attack targets journalists in the Middle East

This attack fits into a wider trend of governments targeting journalists worldwide.

28 Jul 2022 min read

'Cancer Girl' scam has stolen more than half a million dollars

Since learning of the Cancer Girl scam, Avast researchers have blocked all of the related domains that they were able to find and protected almost 1,000 users in just 48 hours.

26 Jul 2022 min read

New Magecart campaigns are targeting online ordering sites

The malware was found in more than 300 restaurants that used them and exposed more than 50,000 paid orders.

26 Jul 2022 min read

Crypto can mean freedom

Garry Kasparov's take on cryptocurrencies’ pros and cons in our digital lives.

22 Jul 2022 min read

Amazon cracks down on fake reviews

Plus, your car’s GPS might be compromised, and hospitals desperately need a tech upgrade.

22 Jul 2022 min read

Avast SecureLine VPN keeps Indian users safe, preserves privacy

VPNs are designed in part to protect user rights. At Avast, we remain committed to doing all we can to provide our users with secure and private access to the internet.

20 Jul 2022 min read

Exploring PDF threats

A reminder that you can’t be too careful, especially when it comes to clicking on those PDFs.

19 Jul 2022 min read

Apple shuts down spyware with Lockdown Mode

Plus, Hunter Biden is hacked again and the AFF dive into deep tech.

15 Jul 2022 min read

A new way to fight Office macro-based malware

Microsoft has made it a bit harder ⁠— and more confusing ⁠— for macro viruses to proliferate with a recent change to its default macro security policies.

8 Jul 2022 min read

Facial recognition in Oz

Plus, there’s a RAT in the router and Dragonbridge fires off misinformation.

1 Jul 2022 min read