Avast! purchase CCleaner developer, Piriform
July 26, 2017 – 12:04 | No Comment
Avast! purchase CCleaner developer, Piriform

It’s been a busy time for the guys at Avast! Last year they integrated AVG into their business and in 2017 they’ve gone out and purchased Piriform, a company better known for their freeware CCleaner, …

Why you need extra layers of security for your PC – and how to get them for up to 55% off
February 13, 2017 – 11:56 | Comments Off on Why you need extra layers of security for your PC – and how to get them for up to 55% off
Why you need extra layers of security for your PC – and how to get them for up to 55% off

These days, the threats posed to your PC have never been greater. It’s no longer enough to rely on simple basic anti-malware protection and the built-in Windows firewall. If you want to really close the …

Avast 2017 introduces zero-day protection, ‘passive’ mode for running alongside other security apps
February 7, 2017 – 13:21 | Comments Off on Avast 2017 introduces zero-day protection, ‘passive’ mode for running alongside other security apps
Avast 2017 introduces zero-day protection, ‘passive’ mode for running alongside other security apps

Avast Software has unveiled its 2017 suite of security programs with the simultaneous release of Avast! Free Antivirus 2017, Avast Internet Security 2017 and Avast Premier 2017.
The 2017 releases, all marked versions 17.1, are the …

Avast launches AVG 2017 range
January 12, 2017 – 09:18 | Comments Off on Avast launches AVG 2017 range
Avast launches AVG 2017 range

It’s less than 120 days since Avast acquired AVG, but the company has just released the first results in the 2017 editions of AVG AntiVirus FREE, AVG Internet Security and AVG TuneUp.
FREE users will benefit …

Avast 2016 ships with password manager, SafeZone browser
November 3, 2015 – 12:09 | Comments Off on Avast 2016 ships with password manager, SafeZone browser
Avast 2016 ships with password manager, SafeZone browser

AVAST Software has unveiled its 2016 product range, including Avast Free Antivirus 2016, Avast Internet Security 2016 and Avast Premier 2016.
The highlight is Avast Passwords, a new password manager available in every edition (yes, even …

Avast 2015 update brings remote access for all, integrates browser cleanup
March 3, 2015 – 09:03 | Comments Off on Avast 2015 update brings remote access for all, integrates browser cleanup
Avast 2015 update brings remote access for all, integrates browser cleanup

AVAST Software has released a new version of Avast Free Antivirus 2015, Avast Internet Security 2015 and Avast Premier 2015.
The big change is that the premier Access Anywhere feature has been replaced by a new …

Review: Avast Internet Security 2015
November 5, 2014 – 13:38 | Comments Off on Review: Avast Internet Security 2015
Review: Avast Internet Security 2015

Avast is famed for its free antivirus, which the company claims “offers the most-trusted security in the world”, protecting “more than 220 million people, businesses and mobile devices”.
If you need more power, the commercial Avast …

AVAST 2015 adds Network Security check, HTTPS scanning, hardware-based virtualisation
October 21, 2014 – 17:48 | Comments Off on AVAST 2015 adds Network Security check, HTTPS scanning, hardware-based virtualisation
AVAST 2015 adds Network Security check, HTTPS scanning, hardware-based virtualisation

 AVAST Software has announced the release of its 2015 product lineup, including AVAST Free and Pro Antivirus 2015, AVAST Internet Security 2015, and AVAST Premier 2015.
All editions now include a Home Network Security option which …

avast! 2014 R4 released, promises improved security, new anti-spam library
June 27, 2014 – 07:30 | Comments Off on avast! 2014 R4 released, promises improved security, new anti-spam library
avast! 2014 R4 released, promises improved security, new anti-spam library

AVAST Software has released the fourth update to its avast! 2014 range of products with the unveiling of build number 9.0.2021 for avast! Free Antivirus 2014, avast! Internet Security 2014 and avast! Premier Security 2014.
As with …

AVAST 2014 update 3 released, concentrates on stability and compatibility improvements
March 19, 2014 – 14:23 | Comments Off on AVAST 2014 update 3 released, concentrates on stability and compatibility improvements
AVAST 2014 update 3 released, concentrates on stability and compatibility improvements

AVAST Software has released the third update to its avast! 2014 range of products. avast! Free Antivirus 2014, Internet Security 2014 and Premier Security 2014 all get updated to build number 9.0.2016.
Again, there are no …

PassMark Software reveals best-performing 2014 security software
February 4, 2014 – 13:50 | Comments Off on PassMark Software reveals best-performing 2014 security software
PassMark Software reveals best-performing 2014 security software

PassMark Software has released its “2014 Consumer Security Products Performance Benchmarks” report, the results of in-depth testing on the speed and impact on your system of 16 leading security packages.
First place in the security suite …