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8 July 2020TechCrunch

Garry Kasparov on AI: ‘People always called me an optimist’

"I thought that it would be a great combination because it’s about cybersecurity, and it’s also about customers, about individual rights, which is related to human rights, and it also had a little bit of a political element of course. But most importantly, it’s a combination of privacy and security ... (see more)

7 July 2020ThreatPost

Cerberus Banking Trojan Unleashed on Google Play

Ondrej David, Malware Analysis Team Leader at Avast, comments about Cerberus, a banking trojan targeting users in Spain. David reports that “as is common with banking malware, Cerberus disguised itself as a genuine app in order to access the banking details of unsuspecting users" and also reports ... (see more)

13 May 2020CRN

2020 Women of the Channel

Tetiana Pasko, SMB Global Channel Marketing Manager at Avast was interviewed by CRN after being included in CRN's 2020 Women of the Channel. (see more)

4 May 2020BuiltIn

At the height of a pandemic, these corporation are giving back

Avast gives back through donating during the COVID-19 pandemic. “We are all really excited to actively join the fight and devote our resources to defeat this nasty virus,” Avast CEO Ondrej Vlcek wrote on the company’s blog. “While the situation is severe, it is wonderful to see people working ... (see more)

30 April 2020Fortune

Cybercriminals adapt to coronavirus faster than the A.I. cops hunting them

"Too many false positives and companies will just turn the security systems off, says Michal Pechoucek, CTO at Avast. Or, he says, "they will raise the thresholds for the software to trigger an alert, potentially allowing more fraudulent transactions or cyberattacks to slip through." (see more)

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