Dec 2009
07 Dec 2009

Ireland wins avast! 1 in 100 million match with France

Ireland edged out France in a tight contest to win the avast! 100 millionth user celebration. Was it the luck of the Irish? Or was it divine retribution for the “Hand of God II”, French striker Thierry Henry’s hand ball which set up France for play-off victory and ended Irish hopes for a place in the 2010 World Cup finals? We don’t know. But, we ...

Dec 2009
06 Dec 2009

avast! wins top CNET recommendation

avast! is the new top antivirus choice in the CNET Security Starter Kit 2010. The Kit is the annual list of recommended security freeware from the editors of CNET, the world’s most popular technology review and download site.

Nov 2009
26 Nov 2009

avast! wins “advanced +” from AV-Comparatives

avast! was awarded the highest “advanced+” rating from AV-Comparatives in its test of 16 antivirus programs’ ability to proactively detect viruses and malware without a fresh virus update.

Sep 2009
09 Sep 2009

avast! antivirus earns the Windows 7 logo

Prague, Czech Republic - Avast combined speed and accuracy to top the latest AV Comparatives analysis of antivirus programs. Prague, Czech Republic, September 10, 2009 -- avast! antivirus software has earned the “Compatible with Windows 7” logo after successfully completing Microsoft Corp.s’ testing regime to prove it can be readily installed and ...

Aug 2009
22 Aug 2009

avast! tops AV Comparatives test

Prague, Czech Republic - Avast combined speed and accuracy to top the latest AV Comparatives analysis of antivirus programs. Avast had the fastest scan time of the 16 tested programs, over two to three times faster than most other programs. Speed was just part of the winning equation. Avast was the only program out of the 16 tested to get a top ...

Aug 2009
04 Aug 2009

Another VB100 Award for avast! Professional Edition

avast! Professional Edition has proven its quality once again and received another VB100 award from the independent testing authority Virus Bulletin. This is the latest of many such awards for avast, in a test where other major antivirus providers failed to achieve the required standard.

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