3 fresh tips to book your vacation securely

1. Do this to make sure you’re on the right booking website, and not an evil twin

Every year, millions are lost — and countless vacations ruined — by fake booking sites crafted to look just like the real ones. Imagine handing your payment over an airline or hotel, and showing up the day of the trip to find out they’ve never heard of you.

Suspicious group of adware apps removed from the Google Play Store

We recently came across a number of different types of apps on Google Play, ranging from cryptocurrency related apps to lifestyle apps like weather, fitness and recipe apps, that turned out to be adware. They all aggressively pushed ads, redirected users to other apps on the Play Store, collected basic information about users’ devices and were capable of receiving code to execute on the infected device.

The essential guide to shopping online | Avast

According to statistics database Statista, 2017 saw an estimated 1.66 billion shoppers purchase goods online, grossing an incredible 2.3 trillion US dollars. This means online shopping is certainly here to stay. Moreover, it’s projected to grow more popular and more prevalent as time goes on. With that in mind, let’s do a deep dive into the evolution of online shopping, discussing the best practices we should all adopt and why.

Why and how to set up a VPN on your iPhone or Android | Avast Essential Guide

A VPN, or Virtual Private Network, routes all of your internet activity through a secure, encrypted connection, which prevents others from seeing what you’re doing online and from where you’re doing it. Basically a VPN provides an extra layer of security and privacy for all of your online activities. Want to learn more about VPNs in general? Check out our Essential Guide.

The fight for net neutrality and the might of cryptojacking malware | Avast

Cryptojacking like an animal: the Drupal vulnerability
The San Diego Zoo is just one of almost 400 websites that has been compromised by a bug called Drupalgeddon 2.0. This vulnerability in the Drupal content management system was discovered and patch…