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Avast's HTTPS scanner receives A* rating

Researchers have identified Avast as the only antivirus product that does not degrade the client’s security when scanning HTTPS traffic.

14 February 2017 min read

The core security components of Avast 2017

We face many cybersecurity challenges ahead, but Avast is ready to confront them head on with our most powerful protection yet.

10 February 2017 min read

Avast 2017 protects you from ransomware and other cyber threats

Avast 2017 is designed to combat today’s most prevalent threats such as ransomware and unsecured IoT home devices.

7 February 2017 min read

Avast SafeZone browser: A secure alternative to standard browsers

Protect your data and privacy when you’re using the Internet with our improved Avast SafeZone browser.

7 February 2017 min read

Is WhatsApp safe to use, or does it have a backdoor?

News that WhatsApp has a backdoor that governments could use to intercept messages angers crypto experts and confuses users.

1 February 2017 min read

‘Clash of Clans’ Supercell forum hacked

Hackers break into out-of-date software and steal user email addresses, passwords, and other data to sell on the Darknet.

24 January 2017 min read

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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.

4 January 2017 min read

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!

31 December 2016 min read

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.

15 December 2016 min read

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

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

9 December 2016 min read

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.

7 December 2016 min read

How to protect your account after the Dailymotion hack

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

6 December 2016 min read
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