NortonLifeLock buys Avast and CCleaner for 8 billion dollars
NortonLifeLock acquired Avast and its anti-virus products and tools such as CCleaner.
Avast scoured through browser extension: These you should remove
The cybersecurity company Avast has released a review on web browser extensions and found out which ones might contain malware-like behavior. ......
Mozilla pulls Avast, AVG security add-ons over data collection
In a clear example of irony, Mozilla has pulled four add-ons from popular security firms for violating policies on data collection.
Avast prevents attack targeting CCleaner
Avast has detailed how it prevented a suspected supply chain attack on the popular CCleaner software product.
CCleaner disaster: It was a targeted espionage attempt against major tech firms
As the details of the CCleaner malware fiasco unfold, it has become clear that the hack wasn't just sophisticated, but a targeted espionage attempt.
Piriform: CCleaner malware disaster was caused by a hacker
CCleaner distributed malware with its official download for several weeks before it was noticed by security experts. Company who found the malware calls the hack that made it possible a very sophisticated one.
Avast: Android's built-in factory reset option will not wipe your phone properly
Avast, the makers of security products for mobile and desktop devices, are claiming that Android's built-in factory reset option does a poor job of really deleting your personal information.
Consumers still hesitant to upgrade to Windows 8
According to a survey from anti-virus company Avast, most Windows users in the U.S. know what Windows 8 is, but only a few are looking to upgrade to it. ......
Single Avast Pro license used by 744,651 pirates
Avast, the company behind the anti-virus software Avast Pro, had a very interesting story to tell this week, in regards to piracy of the company's ......