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07 Jan 2021

Avast partners with Hibernian F.C. to protect the digital security of football fans

Prague, Czech Republic / Edinburgh, Scotland, January 7, 2021 – Avast (LSE:AVST), a global leader in digital security and privacy products, has partnered with Scottish Premier League football club Hibernian F.C. to provide supporters with offers on its flagship antivirus products. The partnership aims to help fans and their families improve their ...

16 Dec 2020

Third Party Browser Extensions for Instagram, Facebook, Vimeo and Others Infected with Malware

Prague, Czech Republic, December 16th, 2020 — Threat Intelligence researchers from Avast (LSE:AVST), a global leader in digital security and privacy products, have identified malware hidden in at least 28 third party Google Chrome and Microsoft Edge extensions associated with some of the world’s most popular platforms. The malware has the ...

11 Dec 2020

Avast Experiments with New Visualization Tool That Reveals User Insights Captured by Browsers

London, United Kingdom / Redwood City, California, United States, December 11, 2020 – Avast (LSE:AVST), a global leader in digital security and privacy products, has released an experimental tool that visualizes browser-based internet activity and information stored by browsers to give people insight into personal data that could be used by ...

09 Dec 2020

Avast Identifies APT Group Targeting Government Agencies in East Asia

Prague, Czech Republic, December 9, 2020 — Avast (LSE:AVST), a global leader in digital security and privacy products, has identified a new advanced persistent threats (APT) campaign targeting government agencies and a government data center in Mongolia.  Avast Threat Intelligence researchers found that the APT group planted backdoors and ...

08 Dec 2020

Avast Cybersecurity Experts Predict Covid-19 Vaccination Scams and Deepfake Disinformation Campaigns for 2021

Prague, Czech Republic, December 8, 2020 — Cybersecurity experts at Avast (LSE:AVST), a global leader in digital security and privacy products, foresee more Covid-19 vaccination scams, abuse of weak home office infrastructures, enterprise VPN infrastructure and providers, and ransomware attacks in 2021. Avast also expects deepfake disinformation ...

03 Dec 2020

Avast and Borsetta Join Intel in Launching the Private AI Collaborative Research Institute

Redwood City, California, December 3, 2020 – Avast (AVST:LSE), a global leader in digital security and privacy products, and Borsetta, an AI software-defined secure computing hardware services company, today announced that they will join Intel in launching the Private AI Collaborative Research Institute. The new collaboration’s sole purpose will ...

25 Nov 2020

2020: The Year of Fake News, Covid-related Scams and Ransomware

Prague, Czech Republic, November 24, 2020 — Avast (LSE:AVST), a global leader in digital security and privacy products, looks back at some of the most prominent cyberthreats of 2020. The past year has been defined by the Covid-19 virus affecting the entire world, including the cyberworld. Avast observed cybercriminals use the pandemic to their ...

19 Nov 2020

Ivanti Announces Partnership with Avast Business to Integrate Patch Management Technology into Security Platforms for Small Businesses

SALT LAKE CITY – November 19, 2020 – Ivanti, the company that automates IT and Security Operations to discover, manage, secure and service from cloud to edge, has announced its partnership with Avast Business, a global leader in digital security and privacy products. Extending the partnership which was originally established in 2019, Avast ...

17 Nov 2020

Avast launches private browser for iOS and cross-platform synchronization

London, United Kingdom / Redwood City, California, November 17, 2020 - Avast (LSE:AVST), a global leader in digital security and privacy products, has launched an iOS version of Avast Secure Browser (ASB) to add to its multi-platform portfolio which also includes support for Windows, Mac and Android. The 2020 ambition to become a multi-platform ...