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Avast disables vulnerability that left 400 million users open to abuse

Avast disables vulnerability that left 400 million users open to abuse

Unsafe Javascript interpreter begone.
Mar 12 2020 5:25PM
Anti-virus maker Avast shutters data harvester Jumpshot

Anti-virus maker Avast shutters data harvester Jumpshot

Privacy scandal news saw share price fall off a cliff.
Jan 31 2020 10:25AM
New IoT botnet infects wide range of devices

New IoT botnet infects wide range of devices

Stealthy Torii a level above Mirai and Qbot copycats.
Sep 28 2018 5:41AM
Anti-virus maker Avast plans to float

Anti-virus maker Avast plans to float

Could value freemium company at over $5 billion.
Apr 13 2018 6:18AM
Avast-spread CCleaner malware targeted tech companies

Avast-spread CCleaner malware targeted tech companies

Cisco, Intel, Microsoft, Samsung, Vodafone on hit list.
Sep 22 2017 8:30AM
Security vendor Avast distributed malware-infested utility

Security vendor Avast distributed malware-infested utility

CCleaner 5.33 hacked.
Sep 19 2017 6:19AM
Tech firms scramble for fixes after CIA hacking dump

Tech firms scramble for fixes after CIA hacking dump

Security vendors call for better access to mobile devices.
Mar 9 2017 6:23AM
Security products endanger customers through poor TLS interception

Security products endanger customers through poor TLS interception

Introduce Logjam, POODLE, CRIME and other vulnerabilities.
Feb 8 2017 12:15PM
Avast to buy AVG for $1.7 billion

Avast to buy AVG for $1.7 billion

Combined user bases to enrich threat data collection.
Jul 8 2016 6:55AM
Antivirus vendor Avast suffers data breach

Antivirus vendor Avast suffers data breach

Community forum taken offline.
May 27 2014 3:31PM
Avast premium support sold like fake AV

Avast premium support sold like fake AV

Operators hawked AV to fix non-existence problems.
Mar 19 2012 8:17AM
Avast updates anti-virus product

Avast updates anti-virus product

Updates free product.
Feb 27 2012 8:23AM
NOD32 misses exec-only malware?

NOD32 misses exec-only malware?

Researcher claims NOD32 flaw remains unsolved after tip-off.
Nov 9 2011 3:55PM
Thousands of WordPress sites sucked into BlackHole

Thousands of WordPress sites sucked into BlackHole

Exploits aging TimThumb vulnerability.
Nov 1 2011 2:56PM
Avast takes $113m equity injection

Avast takes $113m equity injection

Anti-virus maker wins big.
Aug 25 2010 1:33PM

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