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Step-by-step guide to Password Protect a File or Folder in Windows

Learn how easy it is to secure your files and folders with password protection and encryption.

2 November 2018 min read

Hold all alerts with Do Not Disturb mode

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Going full screen disables alerts so you can focus with our new Avast feature. Learn how Do Not Disturb can help you concentrate when you need to most.

30 October 2018 min read

All-new Photo Cleaner: Time to tidy up your photo library

perex__ The new 2018 release of Avast Cleanup Pro for Mac comes with a smart way to clean up your library.

The new 2018 release of Avast Cleanup Pro for Mac comes with a smart way to clean up your library.

23 October 2018 min read

Avast Cleanup for PC declutters and improves performance

perex__ Software Cleanup feature clears your system of long-forgotten programs that slow you down.

Software Cleanup feature clears your system of long-forgotten programs that slow you down.

23 October 2018 min read

Is sharing personal data for free java worth the risk?

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No cash required at this coffee shop. Students pay the price with their personal data.

11 October 2018 min read

Instagram accounts frozen with threat of ransom

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Learn how to avoid falling victim to the current Instagram threat or any social attack.

3 October 2018 min read

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Password! Password! get your password here!

perex__ Whenever you need a strong password, our free Random Password Generator has you covered.

Whenever you need a strong password, our free Random Password Generator has you covered.

2 October 2018 min read

How to manage Android app permissions

perex__ The Avast Guide to Android Apps Part 4 explains what you need to know about permissions.

The Avast Guide to Android Apps Part 4 explains what you need to know about permissions.

25 September 2018 min read

Why is my Android phone heating up?

perex__ The Avast Guide to Android Apps Part 3 explains what causes Android phones to get so hot and what you can do about it.

The Avast Guide to Android Apps Part 3 explains what causes Android phones to get so hot and what you can do about it.

24 September 2018 min read

How to detect and remove a virus from your Android phone

perex__ Android malware comes in all shapes and sizes; here’s how you can defend your smartphone against it.

Android malware comes in all shapes and sizes; here’s how you can defend your smartphone against it.

19 September 2018 min read

The Essential Guide for Mac Security

perex__ Learn about the built-in Mac security software you already have, as well as other helpful tips and tools to keep you safe online from viruses, ransomware, and other cyberthreats.

Learn about the built-in Mac security software you already have, as well as other helpful tips and tools to keep you safe online from viruses, ransomware, and other cyberthreats.

20 August 2018 min read

How to create a strong password

perex__ The best passwords will thwart brute force and dictionary attacks, but it's also possible to make them easy to remember. Try these password ideas to make your accounts unbreakable.

The best passwords will thwart brute force and dictionary attacks, but it's also possible to make them easy to remember. Try these password ideas to make your accounts unbreakable.

15 August 2018 min read