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AVAST users share social media safety tips to build Cyber Awareness

Don’t talk to strangers. Look both ways before crossing the road. These little warnings given to children by moms everywhere are meant to make them aware of their surroundings.  Even when we’re grown, we still follow these suggestions. In anticipation of National Cyber Security Awareness Month and the European Cyber Security Month, we asked AVAST […]

Beware of poisoned apples

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Everybody knows the story of the beautiful Snow White. An evil queen with a bad temper gives a young girl a poisoned apple, because she apparently thinks that it would just make her day. Poor Snow White. All she wanted was a bite of this juicy apple. I guess this one particular bite didn’t make […]

5 questions with: Carlos Dreyfus

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 „Carlos Dreyfus joined AVAST Software in January 2013, to support our multicultural marketing team. Carlos is American with a Colombian background. He moved to Prague from Berlin and before lived in a Sunny Florida, where he graduated from the University of North Florida. Carlos is a passionate football player, beer fan (Germany and Czech Republic are not coincident […]

What’s hot on VB2013? – Day 3

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Today is unfortunately the last day of the Virus Bulletin 2013 conference, but it has definitely been memorable. Last night, a gala dinner was held that went on into the wee morning hours. During the dinner there was a classic performance from a dancing cabaret group and a delicious meal was served. And as continuing […]

What’s hot on VB2013? – Day 2

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We had a second day of VB 2013, and today can definitely be classified as an Android day. Most of the presentations from first three blocks were concentrated on Android threats, potential unwanted applications and Adkits. This gave a strong signal that everyone should take Android security very seriously. Every big antivirus vendor has their […]

VB 2013 has began!

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Virus Bulletin 2013 just started today and our company is participating in many ways! This conference is one of the biggest IT security conferences in the world which well known security companies can’t miss. And we are really proud to be there with more than 370 best specialist from the security industry. We are a […]

AVAST experts present at Virus Bulletin 2013

One of the most anticipated anti-malware conferences of the year is being held this week in Berlin, Germany. AVAST Software is proud to be there among 370 of the most knowledgeable specialists from the security industry. AVAST experts will be speaking every day, plus we are proud sponsors of the beer bar for all conference […]

Free for Education protects almost 200 universities and colleges

The AVAST Free for Education is not only available for schools, school districts and libraries in the US, but also for US universities! To date, 200 universities and colleges across 47 different states benefit from AVAST’s FREE business-grade antivirus. This means that a total of almost 450,000 university computers are being protected, for FREE. We […]

Cybersecurity is Our Shared Responsibility

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AVAST is a proud champion of National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM) and European Cyber Security Month (ECSM) recognized this October. The month begins with the awareness that no individual, company, or government is solely responsible for securing the internet – it is Our Shared Responsibility. Individual computer users are the first line of defense […]

Tell us your AVAST story

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AVAST Community: Without YOU, we would be nothing There is no exaggeration in this statement. The AVAST Community keeps helping us by sharing security Tips, supporting each other on the AVAST forum,  helping to translate our product, most importantly, by recommending our products. You also helped us create the great communities across social media. Every day thousands of […]