Smart thermostats are near the top of many shopping lists of ‘must have’ devices for the connected homes. After all, who wouldn’t want the financial and energy efficiency advantages of a programmable device without all the installation headaches? But have you considered the security and privacy issues that they might involve? Smart goes mainstream Smart […]
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Avira won additional stars from AV-Comparatives in the independent agency’s latest Performance Test, Malware Protection Test and also had a top-level performance in the monthly Real World Protection Test. Avira Antvirus Pro received the AV-Comparatives highest Advanced+ *** rating in the latest Performance Test, placing in the top category of AV products with the least […]
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KRACK headlines are everywhere – all WiFi communication is at risk now that a researcher has figured out how bypass WPS2 – the world’s most popular encryption algorithm.
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Nursery rhymes nail it — from a horse’s shoe to a missed batch at Equifax leaking the private data on millions of people.
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Not every pop-up window on your iPhone that looks like an official Apple pop-up actually is! Yesterday, developer Felix Krause published a proof-of-concept for a phishing attack where he demonstrated how app developers could misuse these pop-ups to gain the user’s Apple ID and the password. To find out more about phishing attacks look at our […]
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Malware attacks can seem as random as a pickpocket cleaning out your pocket in the city center – these things happen and you just happened to be there. While pickpockets are a great metaphor for cybersecurity – neither pickpockets nor malware are completely random events. Pickpockets aren’t just taking a random walk in the park […]
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Suspense, strategy, and great prizes – that’s what you’d expect from an eSports tournament and that’s what you’ll get with the Avira Hearthstone Tournament. What is eSports? Now: For those of you who don’t know what eSports is, let me explain. eSports is short for ‘electronic sports’ and is the term for competitive video gaming. […]
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Avira Antivirus 2018 is here, combining next-generation AI, a new interface, and cross-platform availability to give you even greater — and easier — security. Avira Antivirus makes it simple to be protected online – regardless of your device or your operating system. Stepping out into a dangerous world It’s a dynamic world of growing threats […]
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Avira Pro has achieved great scores in the latest Real World and Prevalence Malware Tests from AV-Test for July and August The test, run by the independent testing organization, utilizes a battery of 12,000 widely spread, prevalent threats and real world testing scenarios against antivirus applications to see if the AV is able to detect […]
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Security cameras have been an early – and continuing hit – in the internet of things revolution of always-connected homes and businesses. After all, the ability to remotely and affordably watch what is going on at your place is a very attractive proposition. But who is watching? Researchers have shown that you are not the […]
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