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Avast opens its new headquarters with a gala event

Avast Software celebrates moving into a beautiful Silicon Valley-style work place. The grand opening of the new Avast headquarters, held in Prague on Thursday night, was a gala event for employees, friends of Avast, international journalists, his excellence Andrew H. Schapiro U.S. Ambassador to the Czech Republic, Chairman of the Board John Schwarz, our two […]

AV-Comparatives report: Avast takes the gold for Overall Performance

Recently, AV-Comparatives released their 2015 Summary Report, an important resource for anyone who is interested in security solutions and antivirus software. Avast had a few exciting wins in this year’s report, which we plan to build upon as we continue moving forward into 2016. Firstly, Avast was awarded the title of Top Rated Product for […]

Privacy on the Internet: There is no such thing as a free lunch

This is a reprint of The elusive “P” which appeared in the January 2016 issue of Indian Management. There is no such thing as a free lunch, truly. As we increasingly traverse the virtual realm, we are putting at stake a crucial aspect—our much-treasured privacy. There is not a lot of privacy on the Internet today. Every […]

Internet de las cosas: ¿Qué necesitas hacer para protegerte de esta revolución tecnológica?

La Internet de las cosas(IoT) está 100% presente en los aparatos físicos que utilizamos cada día.     Utilizando aparatos conectados a internet amplía nuestra capacidad de controlar y monitorear nuestro entorno en tiempo real. El internet de las cosas literalmente está cambiando nuestras vidas. “La internet de las cosas tiene principalmente el potencial de […]

Microsoft end support for older versions of Internet Explorer

After January 12th, only the most current version of Internet Explorer available for a supported operating system will receive technical support and security updates. People using Internet Explorer 8, 9, and 10 will no longer receive security or technical updates after Tuesday, January 12th. This means that the older versions of Internet Explorer can be […]

Internet of Things: What you need to do to protect yourself

The Internet of Things (IoT) join together physical devices that we use every day with information technology. Using internet-connected devices expands our ability to control and monitor in the real world.  The IoT is literally changing our lives. The Internet of Things has the potential to fundamentally shift the way we interact with our surroundings. The ability to monitor […]

In 2016, your home will be a target for hackers

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Your home and the devices in it will be a viable target for cybercrooks in 2016. Back in the good ol’ days of the early 2000s until just a few years ago, all we had to be concerned about was security on our desktop computers and laptop. In the intervening years, mobile devices have become […]

Mr. Robot was our favorite show of 2015

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Back in May, I pulled my new copy of Entertainment Weekly out of the mailbox and flipped through it quickly, as I usually do before sitting down to read the whole thing. An article about an unusual premier of a new TV show called Mr. Robot caught my eye. The cyberthriller’s pilot episode was set […]

Top 4 malicious phishing scams to look-out for during the holidays

Be aware that cybercrooks send “special” offers via fake email campaigns during the holiday season. The holiday season is a time for decorations, cheerful music, shopping, spending time with loved ones, and unfortunately, for cybercriminals hoping you will fall for phishing scams. “Cybercriminals use the same tactics they always do, but target people more during the […]