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Online shopping made easy and secure | Avast

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The holiday shopping season really gets under way when Black Friday deals begin – which now happens earlier and earlier during the week of Thanksgiving. The deals typically extend through Cyber Monday, ...
“Firewalls Don’t Stop Dragons: A Step-By-Step Guide to Computer Security for Non-Techies” (Book Review)

“Firewalls Don’t Stop Dragons: A Step-By-Step Guide to Computer Security for Non-Techies” (Book Review)

Get advice on security and privacy topics related to computers, phones, networks, Internet usage, communication, and parental controls from the book "Firewalls Don't Stop Dragons."The post “Firewalls Don’t Stop Dragons: A Step-By-Step ...
Yonathan Klijnsma, RiskIQ

How To Avoid Online Card-Skimming (Interview with Yonathan Klijnsma, RiskIQ)

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Hear how consumers can avoid online payment card-skimming (Magecart), in this interview with Yonathan Klijnsma of RiskIQ.The post How To Avoid Online Card-Skimming (Interview with Yonathan Klijnsma, RiskIQ) appeared first on Defending ...

Avast Secure Browser Now Available For Mac | Avast

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Mac users have often thought of their computers as a safe haven from many of the security threats that confront Windows users. This summer's Zoom video conferencing vulnerability and the Mac ransomware ...
Avast Secure Browser Update Boosts Performance | Avast

Avast Secure Browser Update Boosts Performance | Avast

Your browser is a doorway to the internet, and it needs to be guarded. With all the tracking and targeting and phishing and faking that occurs on a daily basis, you need ...

Europol Shuts Down Goznym Malware Network | Avast

Europol takes down cybercrime supermarket In a joint effort by six countries, Europol led a complicated international operation to take down the GozNym malware cybercriminal network. The network preyed on over 40,000 ...

Sea Turtle DNS Hijacking and More Weekly News | Avast

Sea Turtle hijacks the internet A hacker group that experts believe might be backed by a nation-state has been targeting big fish in the internet infrastructure world. Sea Turtle, as the group ...
Avast Secure Browser Updates to Aspen | Avast

Avast Secure Browser Updates to Aspen | Avast

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How often do you sit at your computer without a browser window open? If you’re like us, the answer is never. If we’re on our machines, there is always at least one ...
The Ping is the Thing: Popular HTML5 Feature Used to Trick Chinese Mobile Users into Joining Latest DDoS Attack

The Ping is the Thing: Popular HTML5 Feature Used to Trick Chinese Mobile Users into Joining Latest DDoS Attack

DDoS attacks have always been a major threat to network infrastructure and web applications. Attackers are always creating new ways to exploit legitimate services for malicious purposes, forcing us to constantly research ...
Mapping Communication Between Facebook Accounts Using a Browser-Based Side Channel Attack

Mapping Communication Between Facebook Accounts Using a Browser-Based Side Channel Attack

A now-patched vulnerability in the web version of Facebook Messenger allowed any website to expose who you have been messaging with. In a previous post, I showed how your Facebook likes, location ...
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