Mobile Security

How to protect your Android device from Ghost Push

The Avast Threat Intelligence Team explains Ghost Push and how you can protect yourself.

17 January 2017 min read

Avast congratulates #LoveYourInternet winners Eilish and Ryan

Congratulations to the winners of our #LoveYourInternet giveaway!

10 January 2017 min read

These top 10 most performance-draining Android apps might surprise you

We take a look at which apps kill your smartphone's battery, fill up its storage to the brim, and hit your monthly data plan hard.

21 December 2016 min read

Introducing Avast Passwords for Mac

The new Avast Passwords for Mac takes your Mac security to a new level in time for holiday shopping.

8 December 2016 min read

Spam alert in iPhone calendars: What are the risks?

Cybercrooks target iPhone users with annoying iCloud calendar spam.

2 December 2016 min read

Popular call blocking apps expose 3 billion users' phone numbers

The mobile phone numbers of politicians, celebrities, and billions of others are available on public databases from popular Caller ID and blocking apps.

25 November 2016 min read

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Block unwanted calls on your iPhone

New Avast Call Blocker app blocks telemarketing and unsolicited phone calls from your iPhone.

23 November 2016 min read

3 million Android phones vulnerable due to pre-installed rootkit

A backdoor has been discovered that could allow attackers to take complete control of certain Android devices.

21 November 2016 min read

Your Android could be sending messages to China

A pre-installed backdoor on more than 700 Android devices transmits data to a server in China every 72 hours.

18 November 2016 min read

Android Trojan GM Bot is evolving and targeting more than 50 banks worldwide

GM Bot has targeted hundreds of thousands of mobile users in the last quarter.

31 October 2016 min read

Avast’s new Call Blocker app helps users avoid unwanted calls

Easily and effectively block unwanted calls from spammers, telemarketers, and even personal phone numbers with Avast Call Blocker.

26 September 2016 min read

Oktoberfest 2016: How to quickly connect to secure Wi-Fi in Munich

Avast Wi-Fi Finder helps you find Wi-Fi hotspots while traveling.

16 September 2016 min read
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