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Avast Secure Browser – early access now available for Mac

Our browser is now also available for Mac users to try in a beta version that blocks ads and protects against phishing

21 August 2019 min read

How Kevin Ashton named The Internet of Things

perex__ 20 years ago a computer scientist in London needed a title for a slide deck – and came up with a name that stuck

20 years ago a computer scientist in London needed a title for a slide deck – and came up with a name that stuck

20 August 2019 min read

Get complete online protection with Avast Premium Security

perex__ Protect the entire family with one product that covers up to 10 devices and works for all platforms

Protect the entire family with one product that covers up to 10 devices and works for all platforms

15 August 2019 min read

The world of IoT: Avast and Stanford research 83 million devices globally

perex__ Scan of 16 million homes worldwide shows many consumers still use manufacturer passwords that come with devices

Scan of 16 million homes worldwide shows many consumers still use manufacturer passwords that come with devices

13 August 2019 min read

AI vs. AI – a fascinating slice of the future of cybersecurity

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When top experts gather at the conference CyberSec & AI Prague in October, one topic will be adversarial algorithms

5 August 2019 min read

Join the world’s top minds in artificial intelligence at the Cybersecurity & AI conference

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Submit your research to be considered for a poster session at the October conference in Prague – and apply for a grant

29 July 2019 min read

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Avast Secure Browser boosts performance

perex__ Our new release saves memory, extends battery life, and automatically checks to see if your password has been stolen.

Our new release saves memory, extends battery life, and automatically checks to see if your password has been stolen.

25 July 2019 min read

Avast Free Antivirus wins award for low-impact on performance

perex__ Independent labs measuring performance impact, malware protection, and real-world security consistently rate Avast higher than the competition

Independent labs measuring performance impact, malware protection, and real-world security consistently rate Avast higher than the competition

11 July 2019 min read

Top secrets revealed in new Avast-sponsored exhibit at London Science Museum

perex__ Never before seen artifacts can now be spied for the very first time at the Science Museum in London.

Never before seen artifacts can now be spied for the very first time at the Science Museum in London.

10 July 2019 min read

How an Avast data scientist catches the wind in snowkiting

perex__ Monika Seidlova traverses landscapes of data in Prague and vast parts of a Norway peninsula with the sport she loves

Monika Seidlova traverses landscapes of data in Prague and vast parts of a Norway peninsula with the sport she loves

9 July 2019 min read

New Avast CEO Ondrej Vlcek looks ahead

perex__ He started in cybersecurity 25 years ago as a teen, and now says: ‘There’s something changing on the overall internet landscape’

He started in cybersecurity 25 years ago as a teen, and now says: ‘There’s something changing on the overall internet landscape’

30 June 2019 min read

Q&A: Vince Steckler on his decade as CEO of Avast

perex__ The outgoing chief discusses going public on the London stock exchange, the AVG acquisition, and the joys of being a UC Irvine Anteater

The outgoing chief discusses going public on the London stock exchange, the AVG acquisition, and the joys of being a UC Irvine Anteater

28 June 2019 min read