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AntiTrack Premium stops trackers in their tracks

The new Avast app for Windows blocks invasive trackers and gives you back your privacy.

20 February 2018 min read

Certified security for Windows and Mac


AV-TEST awards high marks to Avast Free Antivirus and Avast Security for Mac.

19 February 2018 min read

4 tips for parents of the smartphone generation


Keep your kids safe and healthy with these digital world life lessons.

8 February 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 February 2018 min read

Looking ahead: 9 threat trends in 2018

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

30 January 2018 min read

Avast champions new generation of cybersecurity talent at Cambridge University’s annual hackathon


This exciting event combines the best academic thinking with the practical expertise of the industry to push the boundaries of technology.

19 January 2018 min read

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Avast Mobile Security for Android gets a perfect score


Avast Mobile Security for Android gets a perfect score

4 January 2018 min read

Which IoT device scares me the most?


How safe is your connected car from being cyber-attacked and what should be done to protect it?

29 December 2017 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 December 2017 min read

PC Trends Report: Top 7 facts about PCs in 2017


Gathered from millions of Avast and AVG users and studies worldwide, the Q3 2017 Avast PC Trends Report gives a real-world view on the software and hardware being used today.

19 December 2017 min read

All-new Avast Cleanup Premium: The most powerful PC tuner we’ve ever built


Our twenty-year experience with PC optimization culminates in the new Avast Cleanup Premium—a fully revamped product designed to fix, clean up, & speed up PCs.

19 December 2017 min read

Avast open-sources its machine-code decompiler


After seven years of development, Avast open-sources its machine-code decompiler for platform-independent analysis of executable files.

12 December 2017 min read