Dec 2016
20 Dec 2016

Avast Unveils Top Ten Apps Draining Your Android Phone

Snapchat, Facebook, musical.ly, and Tinder among top gobblers of battery, storage and data Redwood City, California, 21 December, 2016 – What do Tinder, Snapchat, Spotify, and Wattpad all have in common? Avast, the leader in digital security products for consumers and businesses, found they are all top performance drainers on Android phones when ...

Dec 2016
30 Nov 2016

Avast Named 2016 ChannelPro SMB All-Star

Company’s SMB IT channel strategy recognized for innovation and positive impact on partners and clients REDWOOD CITY, Calif., December 1, 2016 — Avast Software, the leader in digital security products for consumers and businesses, today announced that the company has been named a 2016 ChannelPro SMB All-Star. The ChannelPro SMB All-Stars is the ...

Oct 2016
30 Oct 2016

Avast Announces Expiration of Subsequent Offering Period and Completion of Offer for AVG

Prague, Czech Republic / Amsterdam, The Netherlands, October 31, 2016 – Avast Software B.V. today announced the expiration of the subsequent offering period of its previously announced tender offer to purchase all of the outstanding ordinary shares of AVG Technologies N.V. (NYSE: AVG) for $25.00 in cash.   The subsequent offering period expired at ...

Oct 2016
16 Oct 2016

Avast Announces Final Extension of the Offer for AVG - Subsequent Offering Period to Expire on October 28, 2016

Prague, Czech Republic / Amsterdam, The Netherlands, October 17, 2016 – Avast Software B.V. today announced that it has extended the subsequent offering period of its previously announced tender offer to purchase all of the outstanding ordinary shares of AVG Technologies N.V. (NYSE: AVG) for $25.00 in cash. As extended, the subsequent offering ...

Sep 2016
29 Sep 2016

Avast Closes Acquisition of AVG Technologies

Prague, Czech Republic / Amsterdam, The Netherlands, September 30, 2016 - Avast Software, the leader in digital security products for consumers and businesses, today announced it has acquired a majority stake in AVG Technologies after completing the initial offering period of its tender offer for all of the outstanding ordinary shares of AVG ...

Sep 2016
20 Sep 2016

Avast receives all regulatory approvals for proposed acquisition

Redwood City, California / Amsterdam, The Netherlands, September 21, 2016—Avast Software B.V. today announced that it has received written confirmation from the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (“CFIUS”) that CFIUS has completed its review of Avast’s proposed acquisition of AVG Technologies N.V. (NYSE: AVG) and determined that ...

Sep 2016
15 Sep 2016

Avast extends its tender offer

Redwood City, California / Amsterdam, The Netherlands, September 16, 2016 – Avast Software B.V. today announced that it has extended its previously announced tender offer to purchase all of the outstanding ordinary shares of AVG Technologies N.V. (NYSE: AVG) for $25.00 in cash to 11:59 p.m., New York City time, on September 29, 2016, unless ...

Sep 2016
31 Aug 2016

Avast extends its tender offer

Amsterdam, The Netherlands, September 1, 2016 – Avast Software B.V. today announced that it has extended its previously announced tender offer to purchase all of the outstanding ordinary shares of AVG Technologies N.V. (NYSE:  AVG) for $25.00 in cash to 11:59 p.m., New York City time, on September 15, 2016, unless earlier terminated or further ...

Aug 2016
09 Aug 2016

Avast Releases New Cleanup Solution to Remove Unwanted Clutter from PCs

The New Avast Cleanup Keeps Your PC Running Like New REDWOOD CITY, Calif., August 10, 2016, – Avast Software, maker of the most trusted security in the world, today announced a fully redesigned version of Avast Cleanup, a powerful tool that expertly cleans and optimizes a user’s PC in minutes. The fresh, easy-to-use software interface makes ...

Jul 2016
18 Jul 2016

Amidst Charged Cyber Security Dialogue, Republican National Convention Attendees Show Negligent Behavior

More than 1,200 of RNC attendees unknowingly connect to Avast’s bogus Wi-Fi hotspot outside the Republican National Convention REDWOOD CITY, Calif., July 19, 2016 – Avast Software, maker of the world’s most trusted mobile and PC security, today revealed results of a Wi-Fi hack experiment conducted at various locations around the Republican ...

Jul 2016
06 Jul 2016

Avast Announces Agreement to Acquire AVG for $1.3B

Two Security Pioneers Unite to Strengthen their Global Leadership in Internet Security  Redwood City, California / Amsterdam, The Netherlands, July 7, 2016 – Avast Software, an industry-leading maker of the most trusted security software in the world, and AVG Technologies N.V., (NYSE: AVG), a developer of business, mobile and PC device security ...

Jun 2016
20 Jun 2016

Avast Unveils Zero-Second Threat Detection in its New, High-speed Version of Its Flagship Antivirus Products

Installed on a Windows 10 PC, the Nitro Update to Avast Antivirus Means the Computer Performs Faster than Without Avast REDWOOD CITY, Calif., June 21, 2016 – Avast Software, maker of the most trusted mobile and PC security in the world, today announced an update to its flagship product that delivers on new technology to fight threats in a ...

Jun 2016
08 Jun 2016

Avast Releases New Photo Space App to Increase iPhone Photo Capacity Seven Times

Avast’s Innovative App increases storage for all your valuable photos while preserving their quality REDWOOD CITY, Calif., June 9, 2016, – Avast Software, maker of the most trusted security in the world, today announced the latest addition to its iOS suite: Photo Space. Designed to solve the problem of constantly running out of space for photos on ...

Feb 2016
22 Feb 2016

Selling Your Smartphone Could Mean Selling Your Identity. Avast Finds Used Smartphones Still Contain Personal Information and Data

~ Many users forget to delete their data and while 40% of the phones purchased from pawn shops had been factory reset, user data continues to be accessible ~ REDWOOD CITY, Calif., February 23, 2016 – Avast Software, maker of the most trusted security in the world, was able to identify sensitive personal data on used phones sold in pawn shops. For ...

Feb 2016
21 Feb 2016

Avast Wi-Fi Hack Experiment Demonstrates “Reckless” Behavior of Mobile World Congress Attendees

Thousands of smartphone users unknowingly connected to Avast’s bogus Wi-Fi hotspot at one of the world’s largest tech conferences and exposed their browsing activities Mobile World Congress — Barcelona, Spain, February 22, 2016 – Avast Software, maker of the world’s most trusted mobile and PC security, today revealed results of a Wi-Fi hack ...

Feb 2016
18 Feb 2016

Avast to Demonstrate Mobile Security App with Qualcomm at Mobile World Congress

New machine learning-powered malware detection technology identifies zero-day and transformational malware threats at processor level Mobile World Congress, Barcelona, Spain, Feb. 19, 2016 – Avast Software, maker of the most trusted mobile and PC security software in the world, was selected by Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. as the lead mobile ...

Feb 2016
16 Feb 2016

Avast Virtual Mobile Platform Brings Mobile Enterprise Security to a New Frontier

~ Powerful platform focuses on securing data, not devices; delivers security-enabled productivity by protecting company data and workers' personal privacy ~ San Mateo, California, Feb. 17, 2016 -- Avast Software, maker of the world's most trusted mobile security software, today launched the Avast Virtual Mobile Platform (VMP). The platform is ...

Feb 2016
08 Feb 2016

Avast Makes it Easy to Find Reliable and Secure Public Wi-Fi with New Wi-Fi Finder App

Redwood City, Calif., Feb. 9, 2016 – Avast Software, maker of the most trusted mobile and PC security in the world, today announced its new Avast Wi-Fi Finder, an Android app specifically designed to help people find reliable, fast and secure Wi-Fi connections, regardless of their location.  With the mobile app’s user-friendly map interface, it is ...

Jan 2016
20 Jan 2016

Avast Opens New Headquarters in Innovative High Rise Building to Support its Growth

The most successful tech company in the Czech Republic brings Silicon Valley to Prague Prague, Czech Republic, January 21, 2016 - Avast Software, maker of the world's most trusted PC and mobile security software, today announced and celebrated the opening of its new headquarters into the Enterprise Office Center building in Pankrac, Prague. The ...

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