Avast Blog – 6.21.19 (6.19.19)
Avast Blog – 6.18.19
Imagine your worst Internet of Things nightmare: Your smart devices attack you. Now imagine a bigger nightmare: Your dependable “smart” coffee maker stops serving your morning brew.
Avast Blog – 6.11.19 (6.10.19)
Do you get suspicious emails claiming to be from real companies? Do they guide you to websites that appear real – except for strange details? You’re not alone. The most costly cybersecurity threat, according to the newly released “Internet Crime Report” from the Federal Bureau of Investigation, is email fraud – often pointing the recipient to a fraudulent or “scam” site.
Read more: Take Our Quiz and Try to Spot Scam Websites
Avast Blog – 5.31.19 (5.29.19)
Whether we know it or not, every move we make is being tracked by smartphones and apps. And the data collected can reveal a lot: where we live, where we go, what we do, who we know, how we communicate, and our personal habits.
Read more: How Your Smartphone Tracks Your Movement
Avast Blog – 5.30.19 (5.26.19)
In 2016, American democracy was hacked. Can cybersecurity prevent meddling next time?
Russian hackers have been tied to interfering with the 2016 U.S. presidential elections and 2018 midterm elections, breaching two of Florida’s 67 counties’ election systems, and hacking the Democratic National Committee networks.
Read more: Cybersecurity for 2020 Elections