Avast Releases Free Decryptor for BianLian Ransomware
Using this decryptor, BianLian victims can retrieve their encrypted data for free and avoid paying the ransom to the attackers.
January 18, 2023
New malware in pirated games disables Windows Updates, Defender
Dubbed Crackonosh by researchers; the malware uses the victim's computer resources to mine cryptocurrencies for its developers.
June 26, 2021
Avast acknowledges collecting user data; shuts down Jumpshot
The anti-virus firm Avast has announced shutting down one of its subsidiaries called Jumpshot.
January 31, 2020
New report suggests anti-virus firm Avast is selling user data to 3rd parties
It turns out Avast is using your browsing data to make big bucks. Here is what the new documents have revealed...
January 28, 2020
Google & Mozilla ban Avast security extensions over data snooping
In this specific case, it was Avast & AVG Security whose two browser extensions each have been found spying on users...
December 19, 2019
Avast hacked after attackers gained domain admin privileges
Just today, the cyber security giant Avast revealed in a blog post that they were hacked in May earlier this year in an attempt they have termed as "Abiss."
October 22, 2019
Meet Retadup botnet that was infected by another malware
Meet Retadup malware botnet that was infected by another malware - Avast and French authorities have now dismantled the nasty Retadup botnet.
September 2, 2019
Hundreds of Android devices shipped with pre-installed malware
It is commonly believed that a brand new handset would be free from malware, adware and any malicious…
May 25, 2018
CCleaner Backdoor Attack: A State-sponsored Espionage Campaign
Infected CCleaner Software Attack that Affected 700,000 Customers is part of a Wide-scale State-sponsored Cyber-espionage Campaign. Previously we…
September 22, 2017
Syrian Hacker Hacks Avast Anti-Virus Serbia Website, Demands Free Syria
Dr.SHA6H, a hacker who claims to be from Syria who apposes President Bashar Ul Assad has hacked and…
October 4, 2013