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26 Nov 2012

BBC Program Follow-up Test Shows Avast Leads Secure Online Banking

PRAGUE, Czech Republic, November 26, 2012 – avast! Internet Security provided 100% protection against banking malware when independent firm MRG Effitas tested more than 30 security software products. The test was a follow up to the firm’s initial research for the BBC news program Click Online Banking Test, which aired in February. The MRG Effitas ...

07 Nov 2012

Avast to improve on Facebook and Twitter engagement with Socialbakers

PRAGUE, Czech Republic, November 7, 2012 Avast Software and Socialbakers have established Avast’s first social media listening post to reach the antivirus company’s 165 million customers who are active in social media. Socialbakers, a social media and digital analytics company, displays posts from various platforms, including Facebook (NASDAQ: FB) ...

05 Nov 2012

Survey: AVAST Users Put Romney Ahead but Expect Obama to Win

PRAGUE, Czech Republic, November 5, 2012 – A survey of over 100,000 users of avast! Free Antivirus in the U.S. and its territories predicts Romney as the winner of the U.S. Presidency. The AVAST survey targeted the company’s more than 10 million users avast! Free Antivirus in the U.S. and its territories and resulted in gathering opinions from ...

05 Nov 2012

First Free Antivirus Certified for Windows 8: avast!

PRAGUE, Czech Republic, November 5, 2012 – avast! is the first free antivirus software to be offered in the Windows® store and has earned the Windows 8 certification from Microsoft® (NASDAQ: MSFT). “This provides Windows users with a certified PC security solution that is far better than what they would have with the pre-bundled Windows Defender ...

25 Oct 2012

Survey: Win8 considered safer but few desire to buy a new Win8 PC

PRAGUE, Czech Republic, October 25, 2012 – Over 350,000 computer users surveyed by AVAST Software indicate that they expect the new Microsoft® (NASDAQ: MSFT) Windows 8 operating system to be safer, but only 8% of respondents said they will buy a new computer any sooner because of it. Two thirds of survey respondents were running Windows 7, yet ...

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