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6 tips to keep your Android device safe

Learn how to keep your eye out for malicious apps.

30 November 2017 min read

Cryptocurrency mining malware sneaks onto Google Play

Avast finds and detects an app that mines the Monero cryptocurrency

3 November 2017 min read

Impostor apps: How to spot a fake app before it's too late

It’s happened to Avast, WhatsApp, Waze, and Facebook, so yes, it’s worth looking twice before you download.

2 November 2017 min read

Avast now protects Aircel mobile customers

At MWCA we announced our new partnership with India’s mobile service provider Aircel

23 September 2017 min read

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.

7 September 2017 min read

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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

7 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).

6 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

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
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