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Avast Closes Jumpshot Division After Privacy Row

Security firm Avast announces it is immediately winding down Jumpshot division and terminating data sharing with it, following privacy scandal

2 years ago

Google Removes Avast, AVG Extensions From Chrome Web Store

Google takes action over data collection concerns about browser extensions from Avast, AVG, joining similar action by Mozilla and Opera

2 years ago

Mozilla Removes Avast, AVG Extensions From Firefox Store

Add-ons from security vendor Avast pulled from Firefox online store, after they are accused of spying on user's web surfing…

2 years ago

Avast CTO: AVG Purchase Lets Us Build Tools For Data-Driven Cybersecurity Era

INTERVIEW: Avast bought AVG for £1bn last year so it can gain access to 1 in 3 PCs around the…

5 years ago

Avast Adds Fresh Security Tech Into AVG 2017 Suite

AVG 2017 not has access to Avast's CyberCapture tool for real-time threat detection

5 years ago

Cross Channel: Avast & AVG Become One And Falling Fortunes For Capita

All the latest news from the world of the channel, including Avast’s purchase of AVG

5 years ago

Code Hooking Opens Security Product Vulnerability

Fresh concern raised about the security of the very products designed to protect users from cyber nastiness

6 years ago

Avast Buys AVG For £1bn In Bid To Become Czech IoT Security Giant

Avast buys AVG for $1.3bn, giving it access to 400m PCs, smartphones, tablets and connected IoT devices

6 years ago

Qualcomm’s Next Snapdragon Chip Will Be Able To Detect Malicious Apps

Snapdragon 820 will come with in-built ‘Smart Protect’ security protection

6 years ago

The Critics’ View: Biometric Security For Mobile Banking

TechWeekEurope gets the expert’s views on RBS and NatWest’s plans for fingerprint scanning logins

7 years ago

AVG Will Pay Up To $220 Million For ‘Humanised’ MDM Specialist Location Labs

The security vendor wants to take advantage of Location Labs’ partnerships with mobile operators

7 years ago

AVG Slammed For Not Patching ‘Critical Flaws’

AVG fixes one of four vulnerabilities in remote administration tool, but researchers who uncovered the flaws aren't happy with the…

8 years ago

SMBs Unready For Data Loss And Lack Backup

Small businesses lack backup policies and don't think mobile devices contain much sensitive data, survey reveals

8 years ago

Ex-Mozilla CEO Gary Kovacs Becomes AVG Chief

Kovacs joins the security industry but choice of AV company may baffle some

8 years ago

Eugene Kaspersky: Free AV Vendors Are Cheats

Kaspersky CEO says free antivirus firms are taking the fruits of others' hard work without asking

10 years ago

AVG Offers Do-Not-Track Feature And Security BootCamp

AVG is offering a do-not-track feature to prevent ad networks tracking users, and has launched an online security BootCamp

10 years ago

AVG Attacks SMB Security Market

AVG makes a big play for the SMB market with updated software, resource centre and threats report

10 years ago

AVG Touts Reduced Footprint For Internet Security 2012

AVG has launched an updated security suite, said to be faster, lighter and smaller than previous versions

10 years ago

AVG Promotes MultiMi As Digital Lifecoach

AVG is securing MultiMi's future by adding its market reach to help those who need to juggle their digital lives

11 years ago

Avast Splices The Mainbrace With A New Release

Avast is based in Prague, a city of light and dark contrasts, which is a suitable backdrop for an anti-…

11 years ago

Digital Security Certificates Need Tight Management

Digital security certificates are the keys to the kingdom and require a high level of management to be effective, says…

11 years ago

Apple Increasingly Targeted By Malware, AVG Finds

Apple equipment is increasingly on the radar of malware writers and cyber-criminals, AVG warns

11 years ago

AVG Continues SMB Focus With Online Security Audit

AVG is offering SMBs a free security audit to help in the ongoing fight against cyber crime

11 years ago

AVG Targets SMBs With New Security Software

AVG has released two security packages aimed at protecting Internet-active small to medium businesses

11 years ago