avast! brings gratis AV protection to OS X with avast! Free Antivirus for Mac beta
May 25, 2011 – 21:48 | Comments Off on avast! brings gratis AV protection to OS X with avast! Free Antivirus for Mac beta
avast! brings gratis AV protection to OS X with avast! Free Antivirus for Mac beta

Mac owners have long been notoriously smug about the lack of viruses for their chosen operating system, but it is far from true to say that viruses do not exist for OS X. In reality, …

Review: avast! Free Antivirus 6.0
March 4, 2011 – 06:16 | Comments Off on Review: avast! Free Antivirus 6.0
Review: avast! Free Antivirus 6.0

Updates to stand-alone antivirus tools generally aren’t anything to get excited about. The interface might have changed colour, or maybe relocated a few buttons, and of course you’ll get the standard promises about improved accuracy, …

Avast! Free AntiVirus 6.0 promises to be quicker and more secure
February 24, 2011 – 11:53 | Comments Off on Avast! Free AntiVirus 6.0 promises to be quicker and more secure
Avast! Free AntiVirus 6.0 promises to be quicker and more secure

Leading Czech anti-virus vendor Avast! has updated its free anti-virus tool to version 6. Avast! Free AntiVirus 6 claims to deliver even better protection against malware thanks to two new features previously only found in …

avast! 6 Free beta adds enhanced sandboxing, website reputation plugin
January 30, 2011 – 18:36 | Comments Off on avast! 6 Free beta adds enhanced sandboxing, website reputation plugin
avast! 6 Free beta adds enhanced sandboxing, website reputation plugin

Free antivirus tools can occasionally be short on features, a little lacking in comparison to their commercial brothers.
Avast! has always been an exception, though, and the first public beta of avast! Free 6 extends the …

Avast updates its free and paid anti-virus suites to 5.1
January 3, 2011 – 16:50 | Comments Off on Avast updates its free and paid anti-virus suites to 5.1
Avast updates its free and paid anti-virus suites to 5.1

Avast! has released a major update for its anti-virus tool and internet security suite, delivering a host of improvements to most of the program’s major components, including its Behaviour Shield and anti-rootkit engine.
Avast! 5.1 builds …