Tag Archives: Tips & Advice

Managing app permissions | How-to guide for Android phones | Avast

In the grand scheme of all things security, app permissions are generally treated as the least important. After all, who hasn’t felt that pang of impatience when shown one yes-or-no option after another, when all we want is to start using that cool new…

Why does my phone get hot? Android Phone Overheating Guide | Avast

Most of us have experienced an overheated cell phone, particularly that radiating warmth after a conversation that went on extra-long. But what are some of the other causes why phones get so hot? Sometimes to the point where it won’t function until it …

How to detect and remove a virus from your Android phone | Avast

Previously in Part 1 of The Avast Guide to Android Apps, we covered all the common malware and how to deal with it. In part 2 of our ongoing series, we take a closer look at the murky world of Android viruses, how they can infect your smartphone, …

How to Create a Strong Password and Beat the Hackers | Avast

Every week, our researchers round up the latest security news and report our findings in these blog pages. If you’ve been reading, you may have noticed a particularly nasty trend claiming new victims week after week — data breaches. In the last two mon…

Is this website safe? Your complete website safety check guide | Avast Essential Guide

Remember when the internet was fun? These days it seems to be more minefield than playground. Users are treading cautiously and trusting nothing, wondering is this link safe and is that site infected? It’s difficult to enjoy your digital world when wor…