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Avast Free Antivirus 2015

Protect your PC and data from hackers and thieves.

4.5 stars Editors' rating on 21 Oct 2014
4.5 stars Users' rating out of 26819 reviews
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357,512,674 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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2,515,945 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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9,325,812 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 27 May 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 15 October 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 19 January 2015

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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 28 February 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 28 February 2013

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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 9 September 2014

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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 24 July 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 8 July 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 8 July 2014

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Malware authors target Android phones

Researchers report the number of malicious apps available on the Google Play store continues to grow. Your best defense is a security app, a cautious approach to downloads, and a close eye on your bank and credit card statements.

By 13 May 2014