Nov 2018
19 Nov 2018

Avast Launches Mobile Security App for iPhone Users

Redwood City, California – November 19, 2018 – Avast, the global leader in digital security products, today announces the launch of Avast Mobile Security for iOS users. Available in both a free and a premium version, Avast Mobile Security delivers all the protection iPhone and iPad users need, including guarding their identity, browsing safely and ...

Oct 2018
23 Oct 2018

New Releases of Avast Cleanup Tidy Up PCs and Macs

Redwood City, California – October 23, 2018 - Avast, the global leader in digital security products, announced the latest releases of Avast Cleanup for PCs and Avast Cleanup for Macs, the maintenance and performance optimization products that help make computers run like new. The tool helps PC users to get rid easily of digital ‘zombie’ software ...

22 Oct 2018

Avast and Vodafone Launch Family Security Mobile App

Redwood City, California / Prague, Czech Republic, October 22, 2018 – Avast, the global leader in cybersecurity products, and Vodafone, one of the world’s top mobile carriers, today announced the market launch of the new Vodafone Family Security app. Avast and Vodafone Czech Republic collaborated on the creation of the app which is tailored to ...

10 Oct 2018

Avast 2019: Extends Artificial Intelligence Technology to Block Advanced Phishing Attacks for Enhanced Consumer Security

Redwood City, California, October 10, 2018 – Avast (LSE: AVST), the global leader in cybersecurity products, today announced the Avast 2019 release of its free and premium flagship consumer security software. The new version features enhanced artificial intelligence-based phishing protection, privacy protection, and ensures zero interruptions when ...

Aug 2018
16 Aug 2018

Avast research finds at least 32,000 smart homes and businesses at risk of leaking data

REDWOOD CITY, Calif. – August 16th, 2018 - New research from Avast (LSE: AVST), the global leader in cybersecurity products, found more than 49,000 Message Queuing Telemetry Transport (MQTT) servers publicly visible on the internet due to a misconfigured MQTT protocol. This includes more than 32,000 servers with no password protection, putting ...

16 Aug 2018

Avast at IFA+ Summit: Where AI Decisions Meet Human Responsibility

Prague, Czech Republic / Berlin, Germany, August 16, 2018 – Garry Kasparov, Chess Grandmaster & Avast Security Ambassador, and Ondrej Vlcek, Avast EVP & CTO, will address the future of the internet of things (IoT), artificial intelligence (AI), and how people’s privacy can be protected in a digital world at the IFA+ Summit in Berlin, which will ...

Jul 2018
23 Jul 2018

Poor router security is making Indians vulnerable to cyberattacks

New research from Avast, the global leader in digital security, reveals that 32% of Indians have never logged into the web administration interface to change the factory login credentials. Another concerning finding is that nearly one fourth (23%) of Indians have logged into their router’s web administration interface, but continue to use the ...

Jun 2018
21 Jun 2018

Avast: 77% of Indians are afraid of cryptomining malware infecting their devices

June 21, 2018, New Delhi, India - According to new research from Avast, the global leader in digital security products, almost one fourth (23%) of consumers in India are unconcerned about cryptomining malware infecting their personal and smart home devices. Among this group, a 39% mistakenly believe that cryptomining malware cannot affect them as ...

May 2018
25 May 2018

Avast: Android Devices Ship With Pre-Installed Malware

The Avast Threat Labs have found adware pre-installed on several hundred different Android device models and versions, including devices from manufacturers like ZTE, Archos, and myPhone. The majority of these devices are not certified by Google. The adware goes by the name “Cosiloon” and creates an overlay to display an ad over a webpage within ...

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