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Avast Free Antivirus 2015

Protect your PC and data from hackers and thieves.

4.5 stars Editors' rating on Oct 21, 2014
4.5 stars Users' rating out of 26821 reviews
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357,826,861 total downloads
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Avast Internet Security 2015

Protect your home network and secure online transactions from hackers.

4.5 stars Users' rating out of 1636 reviews
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2,517,280 total downloads
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Avast Pro Antivirus 2015

Get essential security plus additional protection against DNS hijacking, and a test space for suspicious files.

4.5 stars Users' rating out of 912 reviews
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9,326,480 total downloads
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Avast support forum hack snags usernames, passwords

The security company has taken down its support forum following a hack that compromised usernames, email addresses, and encrypted passwords.

By May 27, 2014

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Avast 8 fixes browsers, out-of-date apps

The latest version of the popular free security suite Avast takes aim squarely at fixing your surreptitiously-altered browser, and making sure your Windows software is up-to-date.

By October 15, 2013

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Your computer and smartphone, held hostage

Cybercriminals are making their attacks personal, remotely locking your computers and smartphones until you pay a hefty ransom.

By January 19, 2015

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Amazon Prime Instant Video arrives on Android

Has Amazon just snuffed out one of the biggest reasons to buy a Kindle Fire Phone or tablet?

By September 9, 2014

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New Avast features roll out to fan legions

A new interface optimized for Windows 8 makes it easier to get at the interesting new features in Avast 8, which include a file shredder, browser cleaner, and software update tool.

By February 28, 2013

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New interface, features capstone Avast 8 (pictures)

Check out Avast's new look and new features, which include a file shredder, browser cleaner, and software update tool.

6 Images By February 28, 2013

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European Central Bank hacked, personal data stolen

ECB says a database linked to its website was compromised and email addresses and phone numbers were stolen.

By July 24, 2014

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The best way to completely wipe your Android device

The default data wipe tool in Android may not be enough to permanently eliminate personal data on your old device.

By July 8, 2014

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​Android's phone wiping fails to delete personal data

Prepping an older phone for resale or as a donation? A study shows you'll need more than the default data wipe tools to eliminate personal data and those embarrassing selfies.

By July 8, 2014

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Three new software freebies worth checking out

For a total cost of zero, you can score basic tools for editing video, ripping DVDs, and migrating to a new PC. Plus: two bonus deals!

By June 10, 2014