Deborah Salmi

30 August 2016

Apple security holes reveal chinks in the iOS armor

Three undiscovered iOS vulnerabilities leave iPhone users scampering to update their devices.

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Mobile Security

Gracie Roberts

22 August 2016

Phone lost or stolen? Avast has your back with updated Anti-Theft app

Using Avast Anti-Theft, you can now locate, lock, wipe and sound an alarm on your lost or stolen phones by using any mobile or desktop device.

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Mobile Security

Filip Chytry

17 August 2016

Linux flaw puts 80% of Android devices at risk

A vulnerability thought to affect about 1.4 billion Android devices has been uncovered.

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Mobile Security, Threat Research

Deborah Salmi

15 August 2016

The truth behind QuadRooter

Headlines scream that a new Android vulnerability could expose 900 million devices. Find out the truth about QuadRooter, and what you can do to protect yourself.

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Mobile Security

Gracie Roberts

19 July 2016

Republican National Convention delegates unknowingly use fake Wi-Fi networks

More than 1,200 RNC attendees unknowingly connect to Avast’s bogus Wi-Fi hotspots outside the 2016 Republican National Convention.

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Mobile Security

Stefanie Smith

6 July 2016

Permission to punch the presidential candidates

The 2016 U.S. presidential primaries are well under way and the candidates are a hot topic in the media, social media and in real life discussions. With all the buzz, I was curious to see how Android app developers are taking advantage of the candidate’s popularity and what permissions the apps request.  So with this mission in mind, I started downloading and testing these apps.

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Mobile Security

Deborah Salmi

15 June 2016

Four things to do before you go on vacation

Here’s a plan to keep your mobile phone and PC safe when you’re on the road.

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Preparing for a summer trip used to be pretty simple. The biggest challenge was remembering

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Mobile Security

Gracie Roberts

16 May 2016

New feature in Avast Passwords for Android: Fingerprint scanning

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Avast Passwords gives you easy, secure access to all your passwords, PINs and login credentials.

 Avast Passwords is an app that helps you to safely store each of your PIN codes, passwords and login details safely in one place. Instead of needing to memorize each of your login credentials, Avast Passwords allows you to keep them together in one secure place and access them safely.

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Mobile Security

Gracie Roberts

28 April 2016

Free up space you didn’t know you had with Avast Cleanup

 

Avast Cleanup is our highly effective cache and junk cleaner app for Android. It optimizes your phone's performance and boosts its speed by removing unused junk from your mobile. 

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Mobile Security

Gracie Roberts

26 April 2016

Avast Battery Saver makes the most of your phone’s battery by stopping unused apps and optimizing device settings

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Stop apps with one tap, speed up your device and save battery life with Avast Battery Saver.

You spoke and we listened! The all-new Avast Battery Saver 2.0 is here and includes a collection of exciting new features. Along with its fresh-faced design, the latest version of Avast Battery Saver is easy to use and more powerful than ever.

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Mobile Security