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Welcome Piriform to Avast!

Avast welcomes Piriform, creator of CCleaner, to its team.

19 July 2017 min read

Avast blocked WannaCry ransomware more than 1 million times in 150 countries worldwide


Avast’s zero-day protection defended more than a million potential WannaCry victims. But on any given day, we block 100 times that many attacks, of all kinds.

2 June 2017 min read

Avast security ambassador Garry Kasparov speaking at 2017 re:publica


Kasparov will discuss power and propaganda in the global, digital age with Claudio Guarnieri of Citizen Lab and Amnesty International.

6 May 2017 min read

Collision 2017: Avast CEO addressing the dark side of the IoT


Avast CEO Vince Steckler to explore the dangers of using smart devices whose security isn't smart enough, putting your personal data at risk, at Collision 2017.

1 May 2017 min read

Avast joins No More Ransom project as associate partner


Avast joins No More Ransom as an associate partner to help ransomware victims decrypt their files.

4 April 2017 min read

Avast awarded for employee friendly working environment


Happy employees and an innovative workspace earn Avast two prestigious awards.

20 March 2017 min read

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Avast at Machine Learning Prague 2017


Avast technology is part of the next-gen artificial intelligence revolution.

16 March 2017 min read

Mobile World Congress 2017: Avast CEO demonstrates security threats targeting IoT devices


Avast’s Vince Steckler showcased IoT threats and spoke about the importance of securing devices to protect consumers at GSMA’s Enabling IoT Security conference.

1 March 2017 min read

Avast CEO speaking on Internet of Things security at Mobile World Congress


Avast’s CEO, Vince Steckler, will address security threats to the Internet of Things at Mobile World Congress 2017.

24 February 2017 min read

Avast sponsors Virtual GP motorsports team


Gentlemen, start your engines! Avast enters the world of virtual F1 with a new motorsports team.

3 February 2017 min read

Avast congratulates #LoveYourInternet winners Eilish and Ryan


Congratulations to the winners of our #LoveYourInternet giveaway!

9 January 2017 min read

Win a new Google Pixel phone from Avast


Follow Avast on Facebook and play #LoveYourInternet for a chance to win a Google Pixel phone!

14 December 2016 min read