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AntiTrack Premium stops trackers in their tracks

The new Avast app for Windows blocks invasive trackers and gives you back your privacy.

20 February 2018 min read

Two true — and telling — tales about cryptomining from this week

Two stories this week raise critical points to discuss and some big questions to ask about cryptomining.

16 February 2018 min read

The essential guide to VPNs: What they are and how they work

Everything you always wanted to know about Virtual Private Networks (VPNs) but were afraid to ask.

15 February 2018 min read

Password leak on the dark web: 7 tips to strengthen your password security

Avoid the most common password mistakes to protect your personal information

13 February 2018 min read

Avast earns “Top Rated Product for 2017” award from AV-Comparatives

Avast Free Antivirus also received five Advanced+ awards from the independent testing organization.

7 February 2018 min read

Protect yourself from cryptojacking

Is your computer secretly being used for cryptomining?

3 February 2018 min read

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Botnet at large: Avast blocks Smominru miner

The cryptominer botnet attacked over half a million Windows servers and computers so far...but that number is growing.

2 February 2018 min read

Looking ahead: 9 threat trends in 2018

Now that 2018 is underway, the Avast Threat Labs takes note of what’s trending in cybercrime.

30 January 2018 min read

UPDATE: Arenavision site now clean: Hackers mine cryptocurrency Monero using visitors’ browsers without their knowledge

Hackers mine Monero using visitors’ browsers without their knowledge

29 January 2018 min read

Why is Security a unique challenge for AI

AI and machine learning help provide security to users online and with their IoT devices.

15 January 2018 min read

Meltdown and Spectre: Yes, your device is likely vulnerable

“Meltdown” and “Spectre” are major vulnerabilities affecting almost every computer in the world.

5 January 2018 min read

Avast Mobile Security for Android gets a perfect score

Avast Mobile Security for Android gets a perfect score

4 January 2018 min read
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