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Avast Wi-Fi Inspector can tell you if your PC is vulnerable to WannaCry

Avast Wi-Fi Inspector scan alerts users if their PC or another PC on their network is vulnerable to being exploited by WannaCry or Adylkuzz.

19 May 2017 min read

Meet Adylkuzz: Cryptocurrency-mining malware spreading using the same exploit as WannaCry

Avast blocks stealthy cryptocurrency mining malware Adylkuzz, which infects computers using the same exploit as WannaCry ransomware.

18 May 2017 min read

WannaCry update: The worst ransomware outbreak in history

Avast update on WannaCry: who was affected, who was targeted, how to remove it, and more.

16 May 2017 min read

WannaCry ransomware that infected Telefonica and NHS hospitals is spreading aggressively, with over 50,000 attacks so far today

Avast protects you from WannaCry ransomware that infected NHS and Telefonica.

12 May 2017 min read

A deeper look into malware abusing TeamViewer

Analyzing TeamSpy, malware that gives hackers complete remote control of PCs.

13 April 2017 min read

9 out of 10 Americans value the data in their online accounts, yet don’t do much to protect it

Avast recently surveyed more than 1,000 Americans to find out how they value and protect the data in their online accounts.

28 March 2017 min read

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Behavior Shield: our newest behavioral analysis technology

Behavior Shield comes standard in all versions of Avast 2017, protecting you from zero-second threats, ransomware and other malicious programs

21 February 2017 min read

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

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Hackers break into out-of-date software and steal user email addresses, passwords, and other data to sell on the Darknet.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