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14 easy tips to protect your smartphones and tablets – Part II

More easy things you can do to secure your smartphone and tablet. On our blog last week, we shared the first 7 easy security measures to protect your Android devices and the data stored there. But we haven’t finished them. Let’s go a little further. 8. Keep an eye in your phone or, if you […]

14 easy tips to protect your smartphones and tablets – Part I

A few precautions can make a huge difference in the safety of your phone and the important things you saved on it. We talk a lot about protection and privacy here in our blog. It’s a bit obvious as our “life” is in our devices nowadays: Photos of our last trip or our loved ones, […]

Do Not Disturb: How to disable sound and pop-up notifications

Make Avast quiet when you are playing games or giving presentations. We know you love Avast, but when you are giving a presentation to the big boss, or concentrating on playing an important game, it may not be the best time for a popup that says your computer is running slowly to appear. That’s why […]

Your video guide to Avast 2015 features

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Only four and half minutes of your time, and you’ll know the highlights of Avast 2015.   Avast 2015 is very easy to use, and many people just install it and let it do its job silently in the background. We designed it that way, but for those of you who want to know more […]

Happy New Year 2015 from Avast!

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From our headquarters in Prague, Czech Republic to our offices in the USA, Germany, China, and South Korea, all of us at Avast Software wish you love, laughter, and peace in 2015. Looking back on 2014, we are grateful for the trust that our 220 million customers have placed in us. We thank you for […]

‘Worst virus ever’ POSTCARD hoax still circulating

During the Christmas holidays, my mother received this email from a well-meaning friend. Since her daughter works for the most trusted security company in the world, she immediately asked me about the authenticity of the message. Here’s the email: Subject: VIRUS COMING ! Hi All, PLEASE FORWARD THIS WARNING AMONG FRIENDS, FAMILY AND CONTACTS! You […]

Keep track of your family’s devices using your Avast Account

The average US family owns four mobile devices, plus Internet-connected computers and other devices. Your Avast Account helps you manage their security. Keeping your security software up-to-date on all of these devices can quickly get confusing, and with today’s risks you want to make sure everything has adequate protection. Your Avast Account can simplify that […]

Avast, me hearties! Today is Talk Like a Pirate Day!

This day be a jolly day to be a scurvy pirate!   Celebrate all things pirate by installing a pirate-themed voice for your avast! Antivirus products. Download and install it from our Facebook avast! Voices tab and all yer antivirus alerts will henceforth be in a pirate voice. Go to avast! Voices on our Facebook […]

Win a free avast! Mobile Premium license

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AVAST is celebrating 100 million downloads of avast! Mobile Security & Antivirus for Android. We want to protect your Android phone and tablets, so we’re giving you the chance to win a free license for the most trusted Android security product in the world! How much do you know about your phone’s security? Do you […]

AVAST blocks all malware in real-world test

avast! Free Antivirus blocked 100% of malware attacks in AV-Test’s “Real World” detection test. Respected IT Security and Antivirus Research lab, AV-Test, put 25 antivirus products designed for the home user to the test for real-world malware blocking and detection of false positives in June. The testing scenario replicated the set-up of almost a quarter of […]