Press releases

26 Nov 2013

AVAST is Awarded Best Employer in the Czech Republic

~ AVAST stands out amongst top companies in employee engagement, leadership, performance, brand and sustainability ~ PRAGUE, Czech Republic, November 26, 2013 – AVAST Software, maker of the most trusted and recommended antivirus in the world, has been named best large-size company employer in the Czech Republic by global HR consulting and ...

16 Oct 2013

AVAST Makes the Most Trusted Antivirus in the World Even Faster and More Effective

~ Smaller, more frequent updates allow the only antivirus with boot-time scanning to spot and stop malware faster ~ REDWOOD CITY, California, October 15, 2013 – AVAST Software, maker of the most trusted and recommended antivirus in the world, today launched avast! 2014 – the latest version of the antivirus solution used by a quarter of all ...

24 Sep 2013

AVAST Software Acquires Jumpshot to Work Magic Against Slow PC Performance

~ With Jumpshot, AVAST enhances its market-leading technology of fast and lean security ~ REDWOOD CITY, California, September 24, 2013 – AVAST Software, maker of the most trusted and recommended antivirus in the world, today announced that Jumpshot is now part of AVAST. Jumpshot’s simple, clever solution optimizes customers’ PCs in one easy step. ...

27 Aug 2013

avast! Mobile Premium Fights Back Against Phone Theft, While Securing Your Data

~ AVAST surpasses 25 million customer milestone with its free Android security app and now releases advanced innovative features to combat device theft and data loss ~ REDWOOD CITY, California, August 22, 2013 – AVAST Software today announced the release of avast! Mobile Premium, the premier version of its award-winning mobile security app for ...

26 Jun 2013

avast! SecureLine answers high demand for secure WiFi

~ AVAST finds that about half of PC users worldwide access unsecured WiFi hotspots with one third performing security-sensitive transactions ~ REDWOOD CITY, CA / PRAGUE, Czech Republic, June 6, 2013 – AVAST Software today announced the launch of its SecureLine virtual private network (VPN) service which enables customers to encrypt their ...

30 Apr 2013

AVAST expands online privacy with acquisition of

PRAGUE, Czech Republic, April 30, 2013 – AVAST Software today announced that it has acquired, a leading privacy protection company specializing in social network security, keeping users’ sensitive information private and safeguarding their data from apps that may be insecure or that over-collect their data. “The acquisition reinforces ...

28 Feb 2013

Protection at your fingertips – The new AVAST 8

PRAGUE, Czech Republic, February 28, 2013 – AVAST Software, maker of the world’s most used antivirus, introduces a new version of its consumer security software line. Version 8 brings a number of new technologies and improvements to deliver proactive detection, vulnerability prevention, and user comfort. “As antivirus should remain focused on ...

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