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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

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.

17 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

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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

Wi-Fi Finder 2.0 brings secure Wi-Fi connectivity to the next level

Avast Wi-Fi Finder provides you with free, secure and fast connection to Wi-Fi networks everywhere you go.

31 August 2016 min read

Apple security holes reveal chinks in the iOS armor

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

30 August 2016 min read

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.

22 August 2016 min read

Linux flaw puts 80% of Android devices at risk

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

17 August 2016 min read

The truth behind QuadRooter

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

15 August 2016 min read
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