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The state of ransomware reaches new heights ... and more news on Facebook

Ransomware locks up Atlanta and Boeing while social media cranks up the privacy settings.

29 March 2018 min read

Tech companies wrestle with keeping users safe

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Facebook, Uber and Telegram have all this week faced challenges to user safety – we look at those challenges and what we can learn from them.

23 March 2018 min read

Convenience vs. privacy: the Facebook situation

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Here are 4 tips to protect your data from being shared on Facebook.

21 March 2018 min read

When information leaks

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A vulnerability and a victory for data protection authorities are a good reminder about what can happen when data isn’t kept safe.

19 March 2018 min read

New Monero mining malware discovered in Google Play

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Avast researchers detect covert malware affecting multiple apps

15 March 2018 min read

Time to tighten up device security

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Device security has been in the news this week, including a proposal for IoT security for smart devices, a more security-focused Android, and an Uber lawsuit.

9 March 2018 min read

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New investigations into the CCleaner incident point to a possible third stage that had keylogger capacities

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Activity was found in Piriform network although not on any of the CCleaner customers’ PCs

8 March 2018 min read

Breaches, borders, and Barcelona — the week in security news

perex__ From new revelations about one of the worst security breaches of all time to discovering that a key means of securing passports is not implemented by US officials. Barcelona hosted one of the technology industry’s biggest events.

From new revelations about one of the worst security breaches of all time to discovering that a key means of securing passports is not implemented by US officials. Barcelona hosted one of the technology industry’s biggest events.

2 March 2018 min read

Avast Smart Life protects the growing number of IoT devices in your home

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New cloud-based security service keeps families’ private data protected and secure.

26 February 2018 min read

AntiTrack Premium stops trackers in their tracks

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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

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

16 February 2018 min read

What is a VPN and how does it work? Your Essential Guide.

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

15 February 2018 min read
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