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    Malwarebytes showed 0. Avast Pro picked up some. What to do next?

    Hi, I am on Win 10 and bit defender is not "that" good as people always say lol. Also I have malwarebytes premium and avast pro premium and upon running full system scan from both, malwarebytes showed 0 detection but avast pro picked up infected pdfs and a couple of adwares and some others...
  2. Spawn

    Discuss Avast PC Trends & Predictions Report 2019 (PDF)

    2019 PC Trends (Software and Hardware) Report by Avast View PDF: https://cdn2.hubspot.net/hubfs/486579/Avast_PC_Trends_Report_2019.pdf ----- 2019 Predictions by Avast Read more: 2019 Predictions for IoT | Avast View PDF: https://cdn2.hubspot.net/hubfs/486579/Avast Threat Landscape Report...
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    Help Me Decide Malwarebytes vs Avast (Android)

    There is a built-in security app on Xiaomi smartphones. And this uses standard Avast signatures. Now the question if I should continue to use this or downloading & using Malwarebytes?
  4. conceptualclarity

    On Sale! Avast Pro Antivirus 2019 free from Fry's after rebate, 1 PC / 2 Year Coverage or 3 PCs/ 1 Year Coverage

    Fry's Electronics | Because of important details, please read through the entire presentation here before deciding to buy. Your choices: Fry's Electronics | Avast Pro Antivirus 2019 - 1 PC / 2 Year Coverage [Key Card] Fry's Electronics | Avast Pro Antivirus 2019, 1 PC/ 2 Year Coverage [Download]...
  5. Sundaram999

    Review Avast Free Antivirus - PCMag review

    PCMag review: Avast Free Antivirus link: Avast review Pros: Very good scores from independent testing labs and our hands-on tests. Network security inspector. Password manager. Many useful, security-related bonus features. Free. Cons: Password manager features...
  6. Jake Miguel

    Q&A My DAD is an AVAST PRO and I am an ESET MAIN!

    I personally use ESET and I wanted to do ESET on my dad's pc. But he's so avast main, I cant even talk him out of it. Is it worth going? Read a few reviews on different websites.. seems all good but I can't add anything personally because I haven't used it myself. For me performance matters a...
  7. Captain Awesome

    Update Avast NEW Version: 18.6.2349(Stable)

    Good news everyone, new stable version 18.6.2349 has just been released. This time it's more about fixes and internal improvements. What's new: - Do Not Disturb Mode replaces Game Mode and adds support for non-game apps too - Edge extension replaces the Internet Explorer one (Get Avast...
  8. Panny

    Review MiniTool ShadowMaker Pro 2.0

    MiniTool announced the release of MiniTool ShadowMaker Pro 2.0 in late May. It is an all-in-one data protection and disaster recovery solution for me. I can rely on backup files to restore operating systems to a normal state once a disaster occurs, a system crash, hard drive failure, mistaken...
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    Troubleshoot Avast Replacement

    Hello, I'm a current Avast user with very little to no experience within the technicalities of how anti viruses work or anything beyond that in this field. I've been using Avast for around four years, and I don't like the direction Avast has taken lately. It appears that Avast is aiming at...
  10. conceptualclarity

    Troubleshoot Haven't been able to run IObit Uninstaller since installing Avast Internet Security

    I've tried every shortcut and every relevant executable in Windows Explorer that I can find. When I click on them and then watch in Process Explorer, the process will linger there for a short while before terminating. After these problems were evident I made a new installation of IOIbit...
  11. CyberTech

    Update Avast Secure Browser (gHacks Review)

    Avast Secure Browser review Avast Secure Browser is a free Chromium-based web browser by security company Avast that is advertised as private, fast, and secure on the official download site. The web browser is the official successor of Avast SafeZone Browser which Avast discontinued some time...
  12. Captain Awesome

    New investigations into the CCleaner incident point to a possible third stage that had keylogger cap

    New investigations into the CCleaner incident point to a possible third stage that had keylogger capacities New investigations into the CCleaner incident point to a possible third stage that had keylogger capacities
  13. Feliks Zemdegs

    AV software causes black screen and slow boot (my experience)

    Hello everyone! There’s a lot threads about the comparison between free AV software. Here is my problem and my suggestion. I used Avast about 5 yeas ago, since I had a really slow laptop until 6 months ago on a faster computer (My PC is Asus K55A, i5 3230M with 8 GB RAM, HDD). All the time I...
  14. Captain Awesome

    Update Avast new stable version 17.8.2318

    Hello everyone, new stable version 17.8.2318 has just been released. What's new: - Fixed issues with deleting Firewall rules during program update - Fixed issues with Passive mode - Added support for custom folders in Ransomware shield - Fixed repeating scheduled scans - Fixed update action...
  15. DJPRMF

    Help Me Decide Avast Hardened Mode vs Voodooshield

    Hi, In my system i have the Avast Premier + Voodooshield (and also Zemana Antilogger as companion for Avast). I really like how voodooshield works and let me know of all the actions that can cause harm to the system. (im a little paranoid about what a software is doing or installing, so i...
  16. L S

    Update Avast have new tools: Webcam Shield feature & Avast Driver Updater.

    End webcam spying – for good – with Webcam Shield and Avast Premier Essentially, with Webcam Shield you have total control over what (and who!) uses your camera. This means you can now force any app to ask your permission before it can access your webcam. Simply put, Webcam Shield promises to...
  17. L S

    Hacking Alert CCleaner Malware: Here is the Full List of Affected Companies

    CCleaner Malware: Here is the Full List of Affected Companies ! Last week news came out that CCleaner software was infected with a backdoor. An initial investigation showed it was a state-sponsored attack. Now, Avast has finally revealed the complete list of organizations affected by the...
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    Ccleaner malware distribution. I got the jackpot!

    Well, apparently I got this lovely thing on my desktop today: First, I really cannot understand how someone can inject code into an executable without changing its signature and certificate. I really cannot understand. So if anybody can explain me that, I love learning new things and I really...
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    Malware found in official Ccleaner installers

    Read more here As i said so many times, nothing is safe.
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    Security bug in Avast Free, AVG Free etc....?

    I did an EICAR test called "drive-by download" on this webpage AMTSO (the second one); Avast Free, AVG Free and Avira Free didn't pass it on my virtual machine. The only antivirus that passed it was Kaspersky Free. Is it normal? Is it a security bug?