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CCleaner Malware Targeted Major Tech Companies

09/21/2017, Avast-owned CCleaner is a security app that was used by hackers to spread malware. It’s a pretty popular app with more than two billion downloads. Security researchers from Cisco Talos discovered that hackers breached security to inject malware that...

CCleaner Security App Used By Hackers To Spread Malware

09/18/2017, The last thing you’d expect from a popular security app is for it to end up infecting your system with malware but that’s precisely what happened with Avast-owned CCleaner. With over two billion downloads, it’s easily considered a...

Avast To Acquire AVG For $1.3 Billion

07/08/2016, When it comes to free antivirus software, there are several options that come to mind, such as Avast and AVG. Both companies could be considered rivals in the antivirus scene, but it looks like that will no longer be the case as Avast has announced their...

Avast Unveils New Apps That Could Clean And Speed Up Your Phone

03/04/2015, Our phones when freshly out of the box or fresh after a factory reset feels fast, it feels lean, and it doesn’t lag which doesn’t come as a surprise since it isn’t bogged down by all sorts of apps or widgets that you might have installed on it. Now...

AVAST: Fake Soccer Gaming Apps Are Actually Ads On A Roll

05/30/2014, Now that the FIFA World Cup is about to kick off in less than a fortnight’s time over in the spiritual home of soccer (the rest of the world calls it football), Brazil, I am quite sure that many of us footie fans have already bought our favorite...

Avast Community Forums Hacked, 200,000 Accounts Stolen

05/27/2014, We’re sure some of you guys have heard about the company Avast before. They make PC security and anti-virus tools for your computers, which is why we have to say that it’s a little ironic to see that the company’s community forums have been hacked...

AVAST Criticizes Microsoft For Abandoning Windows XP

03/19/2014, As many of you guys have heard by now, Microsoft will soon be putting an end to support for the Windows XP operating system. Given that the platform is a little more than a decade old and with at least three generations behind, it is understandable that...