Avast Cleanup Premium: Time to say goodbye to XP

Avast Cleanup Premium will no longer be updated on Windows XP. Here’s what it means for you.

11 Apr 2019 min read

Avast PC Trends Reports - Home

Our PC Trends reports cover the most popular PCs, software, and hardware used worldwide, the impact and risks of outdated software, and what the PC landscape will look like in in the future.

9 Apr 2019 min read

This week: Sneaky malware, fishy phish, and more

Windows malware attacks Macs, a strange phishing scam arises, 617M stolen accounts are for sale, and Trump wants more AI.

15 Feb 2019 min read

5 software facts you didn’t know: Avast PC Report (Part 1)

The data from over 163 million devices tells tales of aging PCs, outdated software, and age-old Windows versions still running wild.

22 Jan 2019 min read

Avast aces performance and protection tests

Your system’s default security is not always the best bet, as proven by the latest AV-Comparatives studies.

19 Dec 2018 min read

Step-by-step guide to Password Protect a File or Folder in Windows

Learn how easy it is to secure your files and folders with password protection and encryption.

2 Nov 2018 min read

Avast discontinues support for Windows XP & Vista

Beginning this January, Avast products will no longer update Windows XP and Vista OS with new security features.

31 Oct 2018 min read

New zero-day vulnerability found in Windows

A previously unknown bug, if exploited, allows potential hackers to take over the system.

30 Aug 2018 min read

Want a private browser? The essential guide to online privacy

Worried about your privacy? You should be. Online tracking makes it very tricky to keep things to yourself.

6 Mar 2018 min read

Optimize for cleaner, faster PC performance

Three tips to a faster, cleaner computer

12 Jan 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

Meltdown and Spectre: Yes, your device is likely vulnerable

“Meltdown” and “Spectre” are major vulnerabilities affecting almost every computer in the world.

6 Jan 2018 min read

A much-needed wake-up call: “Sleep Mode” for slow PCs

What was true 20 years ago remains true today: the more you use your PC & the more programs you install, the slower it becomes. Finally, we have the solution.

28 Dec 2017 min read
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