How to stand up against cyberbullying on Facebook?
How to stand up against cyberbullying on Facebook? Learn which Facebook tools will help you to prevent or stop cyberbullying. Remember that bullying is never your fault, and it can happen to anyone. Bullying may make you feel embarrassed and like you’re all alone. But you’re not alone and it’s important to find someone who […]Continue reading
10 tips to keep teens’ Facebook profiles safe
10 tips to keep teens’ Facebook profiles safe Teenagers are the most vulnerable group on Facebook. Our tips will help keep your teen’s profile private and secure. “Connect with friends and the world around you on Facebook” says the slogan of the social giant. Millions of Facebook users of different ages, nationalities, and genders share their […]Continue reading
What is SafeZone Browser?
What is SafeZone Browser? Avast SafeZone browser makes online shopping and banking more secure by isolating your sessions in a specialized browser. Avast has long provided an extra layer of defense called SafeZone Browser in our premium products. We are currently giving SafeZone to a select number of Avast Free Antivirus users so we can […]Continue reading
What happens to your Facebook account when you pass away?
What happens to your Facebook account when you pass away? Facebook gives you options on what to do with a profile when a loved one dies. We leave a huge digital footprint on Facebook. Did you ever think about what will happen with your data when you pass away? The social giant Facebook has […]Continue reading
How to create strong, unique passwords for all your accounts (and remember them!)
How to create strong, unique passwords for all your accounts (and remember them!) Remembering multiple passwords is nearly impossible. Avast Password manager can create, manage, and sync all your passwords across devices. One of the best ways to protect yourself online is by using strong passwords. Do you write your passwords on sticky notes? You’ve […]Continue reading
4 tips for parents of the smartphone generation
4 tips for parents of the smartphone generation Keep your kids safe and healthy with these digital world life lessons. Today’s children are known as “digital natives.” That is, they were born into a world where “phone” is short for “smartphone,” not “telephone,” and staring at screens is more necessity than luxury. But at […]Continue reading
AntiTrack Premium stops trackers in their tracks
AntiTrack Premium stops trackers in their tracks The new Avast app for Windows blocks invasive trackers and gives you back your privacy. It’s easy to buy into the notion that once you wander outside the borders of social media, the internet is an untamed wilderness of anonymity. After all, you don’t use your real name […]Continue reading
Fortify your Mac against adware and more
Fortify your Mac against adware and more Be warned, hackers: we just beefed up Mac security to a new level. Yes, it can be a hard thing to admit. Nobody wants to speak up about it. For everyone’s sake, though, someone has to break the social taboo and just come out and say it—Macs are […]Continue reading
Protecting your Mac – the time has come!
Protecting your Mac – the time has come! Macs have generally been considered safe from cyberthreats, but that is gradually changing. We have a solution. AV-Comparatives, an independent testing lab, regularly checks leading consumer software to see how the leading brands measure up, both in what they claim to do and how they compare to […]Continue reading
Certified security for Windows and Mac
Certified security for Windows and Mac AV-TEST awards high marks to Avast Free Antivirus and Avast Security for Mac. Two recent studies by cybersecurity testing lab AV-TEST have lauded our basic security for Windows and Macs for doing what we do best — detecting and blocking the bad guys. You can see the full reports […]Continue reading