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4 ways you can protect yourself against the rising wave of ransomware

Avast breaks it down for you. All the info, tools, and advice you need to defend yourself against the increasingly common malware known as ransomware.

30 June 2017 min read

Avast releases free decryption tool for EncrypTile ransomware

Avast now offers ransomware victims 20 free decryption tools to help them get their files back.

14 June 2017 min read

A gamer takes on Avast Game Mode: Does it really work?

PC gamers don’t want online threats, but also don’t want slowdowns or distractions. I gave Avast 2017 a test-drive to see if Game Mode delivers.

13 June 2017 min read

Avast releases free decryption tool for XData ransomware

Avast releases a new ransomware decryption tool for XData ransomware.

31 May 2017 min read

Avast releases free decryptor tool for AES_NI ransomware

Avast releases new ransomware decryption tool for the AES_NI ransomware.

29 May 2017 min read

Avast releases free decryptor tool for BTCWare ransomware

Avast releases a new ransomware decryptor tool for the BTC ransomware.

24 May 2017 min read

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Top 5 ways to speed up your Windows 10 computer

Don’t settle for sluggish starts and slow programs just because your computer isn’t brand-new. These 5 tips will keep your Windows PC running like it’s day one.

23 May 2017 min read

The ways of the hacker: Exactly how do they violate your online privacy?

How do hackers work, and can you really prevent your internet privacy from invasion by shadowy cyber criminals? Avast shares insight and solutions.

10 May 2017 min read

How to spot a fake VPN

You need a VPN now more than ever, but how to tell if it’s legit? Here’s Avast’s guide to finding a solution you can trust.

4 May 2017 min read

Is my microwave watching me? Top 5 steps to ensure it's not

Dismissing IoT device threats in the “internet of everything” world is easy. But privacy and personal data loss isn’t science fiction, so don’t fall victim.

27 April 2017 min read

Diving into the darknet

What is the deep web, what is the darknet, and what can be found on them?

27 April 2017 min read

You have the right to remain private

What is a VPN? Don't you only need one if you work from home? And what’s the FCC got to do with it? Avast has answers.

24 April 2017 min read
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