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Avast ordered to pay $16.5 million for misuse of user data

The Federal Trade Commission will require software provider Avast to pay $16.5 million and prohibit the company from selling or licensing any web browsing data for advertising …

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Think your data has no value? Scammers disagree

In the first quarter of 2023 there was a significant increase in cyberattacks exploiting trust in established tech brands Microsoft and Adobe, according to Avast. The Avast …

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Avast One Platinum protects users against new and evolving threats

Avast launched Avast One Platinum, the new premium tier of the Cyber Safety service, Avast One. The new Platinum offering combines the full feature set from Avast One Family …

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Cybercriminals exploit fear and urgency to trick consumers

Cybercriminals remained active in spying and information stealing, with lottery-themed adware campaigns used as a tactic to obtain people’s contact details, according to …

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Cybersecurity and quantum readiness

Avast CISO Jaya Baloo explains what quantum computing is, talks about its promises and potential pitfalls, and urges organizations to be pragmatic about preparing for its …

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Avast Ransomware Shield for businesses prevents unauthorised access

Avast has launched a Ransomware Shield for businesses, offering organizations an extra layer of protection against ransomware attacks. This will ensure businesses can secure …

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Ransomware is not going anywhere: Attacks are up 24%

Avast released a report revealing a significant increase in global ransomware attacks, up 24% from Q1/2022. Researchers also uncovered a new zero-day exploit in Chrome, as …

Software
Avast One updates boost home network protection and digital safety guidance across platforms

Avast One, the all-in-one digital protection service from Avast has extended its cross-platform support by adding its Online Safety Score feature to both the Mac and iOS …

Microsoft
Attackers are leveraging Follina. What can you do?

As the world is waiting for Microsoft to push out a patch for CVE-2022-30190, aka “Follina”, attackers around the world are exploiting the vulnerability in a …

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Avast USB Protection safeguards company data from unauthorized removable storage devices

Avast introduced USB Protection, a new feature available in the Avast Business Hub, and Avast Business Premium and Avast Ultimate Business Security products. USB Protection …

Acquisitions
Avast acquires SecureKey Technologies to expand its identity product and services portfolio

Avast announced the acquisition of SecureKey Technologies, a global provider of digital identity and authentication solutions headquartered in Canada. SecureKey’s next …

Infosec products of the month: January 2022

Here’s a look at the most interesting products from the past month, featuring releases from Avast, Axonius, Borderless Security, CyberRes, Deepfence, GrammaTech, Kovrr, …

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