Stanford and Avast researchers analyzed user-initiated scans of 83 million IoT devices in 16 million homes and found three big truths you don’t often hear about
We hacked one coffee maker in all kinds of ways – even turning it into a ransomware tool and a gateway to a home network
North America has the highest IoT density of any region, with two-thirds of scanned homes possessing at least one device
Aggressive adware – on music, photo editing and fitness apps – just won’t go away, convincing users to install more apps.
Our mobile threat intelligence platform flagged three beauty apps that have ugly consequences. Over 2 million devices have downloaded these apps.
Fake CCleaner app loaded with adware
Avast stays several paces ahead of cybercriminals with apklab.io.
The program developer has issued a fix, and users should update immediately.