Avast Blog – 2.16.21 (2.15.21)
The time of the year that we know and love has rolled around again — it’s tax season. In addition to the headaches that come along with filing one’s taxes, there are a number of security risks that some taxpayers might not be aware of.
Source: File Taxes Safely And Securely | Avast
Avast Blog – 2.10.21 (2.5.21)
With over a billion monthly users, Instagram is among the most popular social networks worldwide. People of all ages flock to the platform, many of them teenagers. In order to guide its teen users to the most balanced, positive experience they can have, Instagram has released the “Addressing the Pressure to Be Perfect” toolkit, which teens and their parents can use to create a self-awareness that protects them from both creating and falling victim to a toxic environment on the platform.
Source: Instagram Releases Wellbeing Toolkit for Teens | Avast
Avast Blog – 2.8.21 (2.3.21)
If you recall the scene in Meet the Parents where the characters played by Robert De Niro and Ben Stiller discuss the “circle of trust,” then today’s blog will resonate with understanding of how your own digital circles of trust are constructed.
Source: Understanding Digital Certificates | Avast
Avast Blog – 2.3.21 (2.2.21)
If there’s one thing the internet is good at it, it’s sharing information. In fact, it’s probably the thing that the internet is best at. And that’s led to some really incredible things, from literal revolutions to entire new industries to late night Reddit rabbit holes of cute cat videos.
Source: Best Websites For Fact Checking | Avast
Avast Blog – 1.29.21 (1.27.21)
Smart home technology is changing our homes. Today, we live side by side with no shortage of smart devices which make our daily lives easier in various ways. At the same time, these gadgets can create opportunities for attackers.
Source: Reinforcing Smart Home Security | Avast