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  • Dec 7, 2022
    Scamdemic’ also predicted to continue into 2023, with scammers taking advantage of human weaknesses, while cybergangs improve their business strategies, and recruit hacktivists

    TEMPE, Ariz. and PRAGUE, Dec. 7, 2022 — Avast, a leading global digital security and privacy consumer brand by Gen™ (NASDAQ: GEN), anticipates an increased risk of ransomware attacks in 2023...

  • Nov 23, 2022
    The United States is the most affected country with over 13,000 attacks

    TEMPE, Ariz. and PRAGUE — November 23, 2022 — Researchers of Avast, a leading digital security and privacy brand of Gen™, have identified a growing email dating scam that tricks users to...

  • Nov 21, 2022
    Avast protected more than 93,000 people from ViperSoftX infection attempts globally, since the beginning of the year, including 7,000+ Indians, 6,000+ Americans, and 5,000+ Italians

    Prague, Czech Republic, November 21, 2022 — Researchers from Avast, a global leader in digital security and privacy, published an in-depth analysis of ViperSoftX today. ViperSoftX is an...

  • Nov 2, 2022
    The report also describes ransomware gangs innovating to ensure better results, businesses and governments targeted with DDoS attacks, and the state of mobile malware

    TEMPE, Ariz. and PRAGUE, Nov. 2, 2022 — Avast, a global leader in digital security and privacy, today released its Q3/2022 Threat Report summarizing the cyber threat landscape derived from...

  • Sep 20, 2022
    As a first step, Avast joins newly formed Linux Foundation Europe as an inaugural member

    London, U.K. and Emeryville, California, September 20, 2022 - Avast, a global leader in security and privacy, is publicly committing to becoming one of the founding supporters of the OpenWallet...

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