Mobile threats are everywhere – here’s what you can do

Even if your company issues you a locked-down smartphone, embracing best security practices remains vital Our smartphones. Where would we be without them? If you’re anything like me, making a phone call is the fifth or sixth reason to reach […]

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AVOSEC: “Out-Of-The-Box” Antivirus Software And Endpoint Protection Isn’t Enough For Businesses

Information security breaches are increasingly commonplace across industries as aggressive malware and viruses bust the most common antivirus software systems. The impact of these breaches can be disastrous for individuals and for businesses. One cyber security company is offering products […]

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AVAST: 5 steps to keep your SMB data protected

When Edward Snowden came forward in May 2013, accusing the world’s largest intelligence service of spying on US allies, people, and private companies, it became evident that electronic data is quite vulnerable. This major event even caused Russian and German […]

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AVASTBlog: Big updates coming from Microsoft, Oracle and Adobe this Tuesday

One of the biggest “Patch Tuesday” fixes is happening October 14, when vital updates will be available from three companies at the same time. We are all used to the monthly Patch Tuesdays from Microsoft and Adobe, but this month […]

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AVAST Blog: What is the Bash bug, and how do I prevent my systems from being Shellshocked?

Working in the same way as SQL injection, Shellshock allows users to insert Bash (a Unix-based command processor, or shell) commands into a server via a web form or similar method, and exploits the very nature of environment variable handling, […]

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avast! blog: Should small and medium-sized businesses be worried about PoS attacks?

One of the most dangerous places in America is your local retailer. Before you leave the building with your purchases, you run the risk of having your identity stolen. No doubt you recall the 2013 security breaches at Target, Michael’s, […]

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avast! Ransomware Removal app eliminates Android ransomware and unlocks encrypted files, for free!

Ransomware, the terror of Windows that locks computers, encrypts the files, then demands a hefty payment to unlock them, has made its way to Android smartphones. “The ransomware problem is growing like hell – and it’s no longer just threatening […]

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AVAST Launches avast! GrimeFighter – the Only Easy-to-Use PC Cleanup Tool that Actually Increases Performance

Two-year effort results in the first PC cleaner that detects and removes files that can’t be found while Windows is running AVAST Software s.r.o., the world’s most-trusted mobile device and PC security company, today announced the launch of avast! GrimeFighter, […]

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