Business IT Research

9 January 2017

Ransomware: A billion-dollar problem

Ransomware — malware that locks you out of your device, applications, or data — is a growing threat, but it can be dealt with using security best practices.

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Ondrej Vlcek

4 January 2017

Avast cyber security predictions for 2017

In 2017, the sophistication of the technology, strategies, and methods employed by cybercriminals will continue at an accelerated rate.

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Deborah Salmi

31 December 2016

New Year's resolutions from the Avast dogs

Nine ways to make your life happier and healthier in 2017, inspired by the dogs of Avast!

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Tony Anscombe

27 December 2016

What age is the right age for ‘digital independence’?

Many teens got their first smartphone or computer this holiday season, which leaves parents everywhere wondering if their kids can handle the responsibility.

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Tony Anscombe

15 December 2016

Why do companies hide their security features?  Yahoo! users have ‘account key’ at their fingertips

More than one billion Yahoo accounts hacked. Avast shares tips on how you can protect your account.

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Stefanie Smith

13 December 2016

Which type of antivirus should you choose?

The difference between “Free“, “Premium“ and “Default“ security software

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Albert Soriano

9 December 2016

Play online with no lag, no interruptions, and maximum safety

Avast protects your PC and your game with negligible CPU and GPU consumption.

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Julia Szymańska

7 December 2016

Avast Free Antivirus scores 100% in the October test of AV-TEST Institute

Avast Free Antivirus scores 100%, receiving the best results among all tested free antivirus solutions, confirms independent AV-TEST Institute.

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Bastien Dubuc

6 December 2016

How to protect your account after the Dailymotion hack

The Dailymotion hack recalls the cyberattack of Yahoo! last September. This time, 85 million accounts are affected by this massive data leak.

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Jakub Kroustek

1 December 2016

Avast Releases Four Free Ransomware Decryptors

Unlock your ransomed files using Avast’s Ransomware Decryptors.

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