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27 Oct 2020

Avast Named ‘Best Consumer Anti-Malware’ at SE Labs Awards

London, United Kingdom / Prague, Czech Republic, October 27, 2020 — Avast (LSE:AVST), a global leader in digital security and privacy products, has been named “Best Consumer Anti-Malware” by SE Labs. Avast Free Antivirus delivered consistently strong results during twelve months of in-depth testing by the SE Labs testing team, and was announced as ...

22 Oct 2020

Avast Reports Continuation of Adware Wave on Google Play

Prague, Czech Republic, October 22, 2020 — Avast (LSE:AVST), a global leader in digital security and privacy products, has discovered 21 adware gaming apps on Google’s Play Store, and reported them to Google. Currently, 19 of the apps are still available on the Play Store, but Google is investigating the reports. Similarly to adware apps reported ...

14 Oct 2020

Avast Named “Consumer CyberSecurity Solution of the Year” Award in 2020 CyberSecurity Breakthrough Awards

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Oct. 14, 2020 – Avast (LSE:AVST), a global leader in cybersecurity and privacy products, today announced that it has been named the winner of the “Consumer CyberSecurity Solution of the Year” award in the fourth annual CyberSecurity Breakthrough Awards program conducted by CyberSecurity Breakthrough, a leading independent ...

14 Oct 2020

Avast Appoints Shane McNamee as Chief Privacy Officer

Redwood City, California, United States & London, United Kingdom, October 14, 2020 – Avast (LSE:AVST), a global leader in digital security and privacy products, has announced the appointment of Shane McNamee as Chief Privacy Officer. McNamee will oversee Avast's global privacy strategy and drive the company’s privacy-by-design approach. McNamee ...

13 Oct 2020

Avast Appoints Marc Botham as VP of Worldwide Channel & Alliances for Avast Business

Prague, Czech Republic & Redwood City, California, October 13, 2020 – Avast (LSE:AVST), a global leader in digital security and privacy products, has announced the appointment of Marc Botham as VP of Worldwide Channel & Alliances, Avast Business. Botham joined Avast six months prior as Regional Director for the UK and Ireland and has quickly ...

22 Sep 2020

Avast research found iOS and Android Scam Apps spreading via TikTok

Prague, Czech Republic, September 22, 2020 - Avast (LSE:AVST), a global leader in digital security and privacy products, has discovered seven adware scam apps available on the Google Play Store and Apple App Store. The discovery comes after a child reported a TikTok profile promoting what appeared to be a suspicious app to Avast’s Be Safe Online ...

21 Sep 2020

Avast’s virtualized 5G security solution enables operators to protect subscribers’ connected devices at the network level

Prague, Czech Republic, September 21, 2020 — Avast (LSE:AVST), a global leader in digital security and privacy products, has announced the launch of Avast Smart Life for 5G, its first smart home security solution for 5G, delivered as a virtualized network function (VNF). Avast Smart Life for 5G enables operators to protect their subscribers’ smart ...

15 Sep 2020

Avast Business Launches Secure Private Access to Provide Zero Trust Network Access

Redwood City, California – September 15, 2020 – Avast (LSE:AVST), a global leader in digital security and privacy products, today announced the release of Secure Private Access (SPA) by Avast Business, providing zero trust network access to medium- and large-sized companies via managed security service providers (MSSPs) and managed service ...

08 Sep 2020

Avast supports The Shadowserver Foundation's mission to make the internet more secure

Prague, Czech Republic, September 8, 2020 - Avast (LSE:AVST), a global leader in digital security and privacy products, has donated $500,000 to The Shadowserver Foundation, a nonprofit security organization working behind the scenes to make the internet more secure for everyone. For more than a decade, Avast has partnered with Shadowserver by ...