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Avast earns Approved Mobile Product award

Avast Mobile Security product scores high in recent AV-Comparatives test.

15 September 2017 min read

Smart but not secure?

How secure are IoT devices? Can they be hacked? Avast Threat Labs takes a hard look.

8 September 2017 min read

Internet of Things—Friend and Foe: Preview of Avast IoT presentation at MWCA

Learn about IoT security trends from Avast expert Gagan Singh, SVP and GM Mobile on September 13th at Mobile World Congress Americas in SF

8 September 2017 min read

New research reveals increased mobile threats

A recent Avast analysis on over 160 million mobile devices proves that mobile cybercrime is on the rise.

7 September 2017 min read

Real-time threat intelligence at Avast

Learn about our real-time threat protection at Mobile World Congress Americas (MWCA).

7 September 2017 min read

Spyware targets Iranian Android users by abusing messaging app Telegram’s Bot API

While spyware using the Telegram Bot API is limited, it's the first Android Trojan controlled via Telegram’s message-exchange protocol. Avast investigates.

17 July 2017 min read

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WannaCry WannaBe targeting Android smartphones

Cybercriminals are using a copycat version of WannaCry ransomware to target Android users in China.

7 June 2017 min read

Avast Mobile Security Pro now includes Avast Anti-Theft

Android owners with Avast Mobile Security can now use remote controls to find lost or stolen phones, and even get a picture of the thief in the process.

11 May 2017 min read

Mobile spyware uses sandbox to avoid antivirus detections

Mobile malware authors are once again trying to circumvent antivirus detections by using a sandbox.

5 April 2017 min read

‘Can you hear me?’ robocalls put consumers on alert [infographic]

Robocallers are intrusive and often illegal. Learn how to stop them.

30 March 2017 min read

Don’t be an IRS phone scam's next victim. Start tax season safe.

Every day between now and April 15 is high season for IRS phone scams. You can block unwanted calls and protect yourself from both annoyance and theft.

9 March 2017 min read

Secure Wi-Fi is important. But secure IoT is vital.

Using only secure Wi-Fi hotspots will keep you safe. Right? Not in the Internet of Things era, when every device connected to those networks introduces risk.

7 March 2017 min read
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