This year’s Mobile World Congress (MWC) was dominated by news from a handful of smartphone manufacturers:
Chances are that 99% of you reading this are getting a variation of these two messages frequently — or both if you’re unlucky:
Besides opening the door to ransomware, Trojans, and phishing attacks, browsers also give out some of your most private details: credit card info, passwords, websites you have accessed, personal interests, searches, and habits. We’ll talk more about how to fix that, but the first thing you should consider is getting a private browser, even if that means ditching your current one.
Equifax reveals more victims of 2017 breach
The breach at credit-reporting agency Equifax was one of the worst not only of 2017, but of all time.
The independent IT-security institute AV-TEST ran a study this past November and December on fifteen leading brand products that protect Windows-based businesses. The unbiased lab always makes sure to test the software in its most updated default versi…
Today, at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Avast announces a strategic partnership with Vodafone Czech Republic, one of the world’s top mobile carriers. Vodafone Security and Vodafone Family Security are two new apps that will protect Vodafone users with mobile security powered by Avast starting in Spring 2018.
At this week’s Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, we will be showcasing our mobile security because, as our recent survey proves, the world needs it now more than ever. New levels of cybercrime sophistication are making it almost impossible to identify scams.
This morning at Mobile World Congress Barcelona, we announced the latest in protection from Avast — Avast Smart Life, a new Internet of Things (IoT) security services platform. Our strategy is to leverage our large, intelligent network to continue expanding the ways we protect you from today’s latest threats, no matter where you are in the mobile connected world we live in. Whether at home, the office or on-the-go, Avast Smart Life uses artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning technology to identify and block threats so that consumers and small businesses can keep their IoT devices, networks and sensitive data secure.
I am excited to be in Barcelona at Mobile World Congress 2018 this coming week, Feb 26-Mar 1. With over 108,000 attendees and over 2,300 companies attending, it should be a big week for sharing ideas.
Small- and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) are increasingly becoming targets of devastating cyberattacks because they often lack the budget, resources, and security knowledge to put an effective defense in place.