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FB Password Problem, New Mirai, and More | Avast

Over 200 million Facebook passwords exposed internally In a statement released today, Facebook divulged that some user passwords were being stored in readable format on certain internal data storage systems within the ...
Brexit is Coming — Don’t Get Scammed | Avast

Brexit is Coming — Don’t Get Scammed | Avast

Brexit 2019 email virus With the Brexit date fast approaching, uncertainty, speculation, and fear swirl around as no one really knows what to expect. Unfortunately, there will always be scammers who take ...
Identify fake news and prevent its sharing | Avast

Identify fake news and prevent its sharing | Avast

| | Tips & Advice
While the internet is a wonderful tool for expressing your opinion instantly, it’s becoming increasingly apparent that people are quick to confuse opinions with hard, proven facts, thus spreading fake news. Many, ...

Today’s Malvertising and How to Beat It | Avast

Malvertising is rearing its ugly head – yet again ...

Phishing Scams to Watch Out This Tax Season | Avast

If it’s too good to be true, it most likely is. Tax season – between January 1 to April 15 – seems to bring out the most deceiving and cleverest of cybercriminals ...
Gearbest Data Breach Puts Millions at Risk | Avast

Gearbest Data Breach Puts Millions at Risk | Avast

| | Privacy, Security News
White hat hackers scanning the web for system holes and data leaks stumbled upon an unsecured ElasticSearch server containing millions of Gearbest customer records. Gearbest is an Amazon-style e-commerce site with a ...

ICE Privacy Concerns and Box Data Leaks | Avast

ICE skates around privacy The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) issued grave concerns this week over the recent revelation that the US Immigrations and Customs Enforcement (ICE) holds a $6.1M contract with ...
Hotel Networks Protected with Avast Business | Avast Business

Hotel Networks Protected with Avast Business | Avast Business

| | Business Security
The Company With a portfolio that includes 22 premier hotel franchise and hospitality brands, The Kishan Group is one of North America’s top-performing lodging companies. According to Mike Marcum, Director of IT ...
apklab.io Flags 3 Fake Apps on Google Play | Avast

apklab.io Flags 3 Fake Apps on Google Play | Avast

In February 2019, Avast’s mobile threat intelligence platform (MTIP), apklab.io, discovered a number of “selfie beauty apps” on the Google Play Store posing as legitimate apps, but in reality were filled with ...
The AI Battleground Explained by an Expert | Avast

The AI Battleground Explained by an Expert | Avast

When antivirus (AV) software first arrived in the late 1980s, the science of combating computer viruses was very straightforward ...
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