Jakub Kroustek

1 December 2016

Avast Releases Four Free Ransomware Decryptors

Unlock your ransomed files using Avast’s Ransomware Decryptors

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Stefanie Smith

30 November 2016

Avast Home Network Security scans routers to reveal weaknesses

Thousands of Telekom customers in Germany have been knocked offline due to a cyber attack targeting routers.

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Deborah Salmi

30 November 2016

Consumers and businesses still need antivirus software

Despite advances in OS and browser security, antivirus software is still the best defense against cybercriminals exploiting computers and mobile devices.

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Jiri Sejtko

25 November 2016

How malware and vulnerabilities get their names

Avast explains how malware and vulnerabilities are named.

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Ondrej Vlcek

17 November 2016

An in-depth look at the technology behind CyberCapture

Avast's CTO and Executive Vice President, Ondrej Vlcek, explains CyberCapture's advanced malware detection methods used in every Avast product.

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A new era for politics and information security

The one irrefutable lesson from Hillary Clinton’s defeat is that modern systems require modern security measures.

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Jiri Horky

8 November 2016

Investigation of regular high load on unused machines every 7 hours

Regular high load every 7 hours - finding out how Linux measures load value

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Alfredo Ortega

2 November 2016

Hacking an election is more than breaking into a machine

Since any digital system can be hacked, the assumption has to be that electronic voting in U.S. elections is already compromised.

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Jakub Kroustek

25 October 2016

Hucky Ransomware: A Hungarian Locky Wannabe

Avast Threat Labs has discovered a new Hungarian ransomware sample that is imitating Locky.

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Gracie Roberts

24 October 2016

DDoS attack on Dyn took down the bulk of the Internet on Friday

While you were frustratedly refreshing your tabs and restarting apps on Friday, big things were taking place behind the scenes of this notable attack.

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