In a perfect world, once you set up a Windows password, all is secure and safe, right? Unfortunately, that’s not the case. A Windows login password offers a very basic level of protection that mainly keeps your files safe from others who may share your…
Avast cybersecurity products will officially stop updating our antivirus product for Windows XP and Windows Vista operating systems as of January 1, 2019. The demand to protect those systems has substantially waned in recent years at the same time that…
A Twitter user named SandboxEscaper posted, quite colorfully, on social media yesterday about a newly-discovered security flaw in Microsoft Windows. While the vulgarity-laced tweet has since been deleted, the zero-day Windows vulnerability has been aut…
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.
Cybersecurity is a major concern in today’s world, both at the corporate and personal levels. Our computers, our handheld devices, and our smart home and IoT products are vulnerable to a variety of attacks. In 2017 alone, Avast blocked 35 billion security attacks against PCs and 208 million against Android mobile devices. What was one of the biggest security threats? Ransomware.
Gravity of threat means Windows users should update operating system immediately.Read More
Mitigation requires reconfiguration of affected computers in addition to patching.Read More
A mitigação exige reconfiguração dos computadores afetados, além de patching
Para mitigarla se deben reconfigurar los equipos y aplicar un parche adicionalRead More
限定的な標的型のサイバースパイ攻撃で、標的のコンピュータにバックドアを送り込むために Windows の新しい深刻なゼロデイ脆弱性が悪用されていると報告されています。