Press releases

Apr 2017
24 Apr 2017

Avast Security Ambassador Garry Kasparov to Speak at re:publica

Kasparov to discuss power and propaganda in the digital age together with Claudio Guarnieri of Citizen Lab and Amnesty International REDWOOD CITY, California – April 25, 2017 – Garry Kasparov, chess grandmaster, chairman of the New York-based Human Rights Foundation, and Avast Security Ambassador, will discuss  propaganda in the digital age, false

19 Apr 2017

Avast CEO Keynote at Collision 2017 to Explore Dark Side of Internet of Things

On-stage ransomware experiment will reveal IoT security and privacy risks to drive education and protection REDWOOD CITY, Calif. – April 20, 2017 – Vince Steckler, Avast’s chief executive officer, will speak at Collision 2017 on the real impact of Internet of Things (IoT) security and discuss the technology industry’s role in putting security at false

Mar 2017
26 Mar 2017

Avast Signs Three-Year Deal with KYOCERA Document Solutions Canada to Secure Network-Connected Endpoints Throughout Canada

Security-first, managed IT services portfolio from AVG Business by Avast provides security protection for KYOCERA Document Solutions Canada’s printer and multifunctional products customers  MSPWorld, New Orleans, March 27, 2017 – Avast, the leader in digital security products for consumers and businesses, today announced a partnership with KYOCERA false

22 Mar 2017

Avast CEO, Vince Steckler, to Keynote at Polish and CEE Private Equity Conference 2017

Prague, Czech Republic, 23 March 2017 – Vince Steckler, Avast’s Chief Executive Officer, will be speaking at today’s Polish & CEE Private Equity Conference on the topic ‘Going Global – Why Investors Matter’. A global leader in digital security products with over 400 million consumer and business customers worldwide, Avast is one of the largest IT false

21 Mar 2017

Avast PC Trends Report Q1 2017 reveals majority of PC users are at risk due to outdated software

Prague, Czech Republic, 22 March 2017 - Avast, the leader in digital security products for business and consumers, revealed that more than half (52%) of the most popular PC applications, running on PCs around the world, including Flash and Java are out-of-date. The Avast PC Trends Report Q1 2017, based on insights from the company’s AVG TuneUp false

15 Mar 2017

Avast Software B.V. completes squeeze-out process of minority shareholders of AVG Technologies B.V.

Prague, Czech Republic / Amsterdam, The Netherlands, March 16, 2017 – Today, Avast Software B.V. ("Avast") enforced the judgement of the Enterprise Chamber of the Court of Appeal of Amsterdam, the Netherlands (the "Enterprise Court") of 14 February 2017. As announced on February 15, 2017, The Enterprise Court ordered all minority shareholders of false

Feb 2017
27 Feb 2017

Enhanced Avast Wi-Fi Finder Helps Android Users Secure their Personal Internet of Things

New features being debuted at Mobile World Congress 2017 scan Wi-Fi networks to identify vulnerabilities and guide users through security fixes Mobile World Congress, Barcelona, Spain, February 28, 2017 – Avast, the leader in digital security products for consumers and businesses, today announced a new feature of the Avast Wi-Fi Finder app for false

26 Feb 2017

Avast dévoile le risque de cyberattaques sur les objets connectés à Barcelone, ville d’accueil du MWC 2017

Un demi-million d’appareils connectés, tels que des webcams et des baby phones, sont actuellement vulnérables aux cyberattaques dans la ville Mobile World Congress, Barcelone, Espagne, le 27 février 2017 – Avast, le leader dans le développement de produits de sécurité numériques pour particuliers et entreprises, dévoile aujourd’hui les résultats false

26 Feb 2017

Avast Exposes Internet of Things Attack Risk in Barcelona, Home of Mobile World Congress 2017

Half a million smart devices including webcams and baby monitors in the city are currently vulnerable to cyber attack Mobile World Congress, Barcelona, Spain, February 27, 2017 – Avast, the leader in digital security products for consumers and businesses, today reveals the findings from its latest research experiment into smart devices, including false

21 Feb 2017

Avast CEO Speaking at Mobile World Congress 2017

Avast’s Vince Steckler to address the real security threats to the Internet of Things REDWOOD CITY, Calif., February 22, 2017 – With more devices predicted to join the Internet of Things this year (to a total of 8.4 billion predicted by Gartner), the security of our smart and mobile devices, and our personal data is now more important than ever. false

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