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Avast tracks down Tempting Cedar Spyware

Avast Blog – 2.21.18

Social engineering used to trick Facebook users into downloading Advanced Persistent Threat disguised as Kik Messenger app. A few months ago, one of our customers contacted us regarding strange messages he received on Facebook Messenger. The messages came from fake Facebook profiles belonging to attractive, but fictitious women. These women encouraged him to download another chat application to continue their conversations.

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2018 Resolution: Keep Your Tech, and Yourself, Up to Date

Avast Blog – Published Feb. 1, 2018

Keeping up to date on technology will contribute to your security and privacy online

As we enter 2018, I encourage everyone to include a simple resolution on their list: make sure you are well-informed about the technology you use, and avoid getting swept up in false narratives and exaggerated claims about its dangers. Let me be clear: there are genuine threats, but they don’t come from the technology itself.

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