Tips & Advice

How to make passwords hard and logins easy

Take the stress out of memorizing all those complicated passwords.

14 November 2017 min read

8 tips for maximum iPhone 8 security and privacy


These inside tips from the experts make iPhone protection simple and secure.

11 October 2017 min read

Enjoy premium PC security, privacy and performance with Avast Ultimate


It’s here! Our premium bundle of PC security, privacy, and performance products for the person who wants it all without having to juggle it all.

6 October 2017 min read

Back to School Tips: The ABCs of Online Security


Online safety for our children is as easy as ABC – Avast Blocks Cybercrime! Learn how we stop the crooks, so your child can hit the books.

18 August 2017 min read

9 cybersecurity terms you need to know

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Staying ahead of the latest threats is hard. Not understanding the technical jargon makes it harder. Avast defines 9 words to know, and shares pro tips to keep you safe and protected.

15 August 2017 min read

Is your Android device getting sluggish? Find the culprits in our list of performance-draining apps


Avast reveals the Android apps that drain your battery, eat up your storage and use the most of your monthly data plan.

13 August 2017 min read

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Plenty of Phishing


Know how to detect and outsmart any phishing scam.

12 August 2017 min read

Don’t get hooked by today’s phishing scams: What we can learn from the Gmail hack


Email scams are more sophisticated than ever, but Avast tells you how to outwit the tricks criminal phishers like to dangle.

14 July 2017 min read

Ransomware: The top 3 reasons you should never ever ever (ever) pay


You don’t have to be a victim of ransomware. Avast offers expert advice and security tools to keep you in control of your files, data, and information.

2 July 2017 min read

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