End webcam spying for good

Keep Peeping Toms and other would be webcam hackers from spying on you with with AVG Internet Security's newest feature: Webcam Protection. See how it works.

What is Ransomware?

Worried about the next big ransomware attack? Read our guide to learn how to protect yourself against ransomware, or how to remove it if you’ve been infected.

Equifax hack: How to protect your identity, credit cards, and more

Are you part of the 143 million people whose social security info could have leaked in the Equifax hack? Here’s everything you need to know to protect yourself.

What’s new with AVG AntiVirus for Android?

Your mobile device contains sensitive data. Learn how to stop intruders from accessing it with new security features from the latest version of AVG AntiVirus.

7 Essential iPhone Security Tips

The iPhone isn't invulnerable. Here are 7 easy ways you may not know to lock down your iPhone and ensure your security against hackers and thieves.

How to avoid, detect and get rid of keyloggers

Keyloggers secretly record everything you type — your emails, passwords, credit card details... Learn how to avoid, detect, and remove them from your PC.

The dangers of webcam spying and how to avoid them

Webcam hacking is dangerous, but your phone camera and surveillance system can also be used to spy on you. Here’s how to protect yourself.

Windows 10 Privacy | Is Windows 10 Spying on You?

Windows 10 Privacy: Everything you need to know to keep Windows 10 from spying on you

2017 Petya Ransomware Outbreak — Your Quick Safety Guide

Petya ransomware is back with a vengeance - and we know how to keep you safe from it

Our best ransomware protection is here

AVG now offers advanced ransomware protection for Internet Security users. Ransomware Protection stops any malware from harming your personal photos and files.

Check out these real-life airline scams

These real-life airline online scams leave people with empty pockets. From fake websites to credit card theft, spot the warning signs before it’s too late

Avoid these mistakes when using free Wi-Fi

Checking your balance on that free airport Wi-Fi could end up costing you everything you have. Here’s how to avoid getting hacked while using public Wi-Fi.

WannaCry ransomware: what you need to know

It's been called the worst ransomware attack in history. Here's what you need to know about WannaCry to stay protected, or to recover your files...

5 reasons to get an ad blocker

Ad blockers are more than just convenient ways of cleaning up the web. They also carry security, usability, and ethical challenges. Should you use one?

What is malvertising? Attack of the ads

Ads can do more than deliver a nice deal or an annoying popup. They can deliver payloads of malware too. Find out how.

Why cleaning your browser makes it safer

Your browser collects more information than you, and that can be used for or against you. Ever wondered what the catch in your browser's cache was?

What is DNS hijacking?

You type in an address, and get redirected to a fake websites that steals your passwords. Here's how it happens, and what you can do to stay protected.

A router for digital parenting

Parenting is harder than ever with the internet. That's why we've helped build a new kind of router to help out.

AVG Evolved: The Future of Antivirus

AVG AntiVirus is getting its biggest update yet: new U.I.s, new features, new detection engine — better protection all around.

7 tips for safer online shopping

Here are basic tips everyone should know to shop safely online.

How to create a strong password — that you won’t forget

Make a password that's nearly impossible to crack and fun -- that's right, fun -- to remember.

Why You Need A Password Manager

You need a unique and random password for every one of your online accounts - an near impossible feat for mere mortals without a manager

The Internet of Things Can Be Used Against You

We can all be lazy -- but we should fight the urge when it comes to creating and using passwords. Here's what NOT to do.

Top Safest and Most Dangerous US States for PCs

Some states are more dangerous than others for PCs -- we tell you which ones have the highest and lowest levels of malware.

How reckless are you?

We all know life is risky - but how risky? Take our quiz and see whether you'll live to be a 100 or win a Darwin Award.

Why You Should Cover the Camera on Your Laptop or Tablet

Your camera isn't just a window out into the world — it's also a window in. And if you're not using it, you really should be covering it up with tape.

Is It Safe to Log in with Facebook or Google?

It's fast. It's easy. But is it safe? Logging into websites with Facebook and Google has its risks - but also its advantages.

Top Safest and Most Dangerous Countries for PCs

Some countries are more dangerous than others for PCs -- we tell you which countries have the highest and lowest volumes of malware attacks.

Your Password Sucks

We can all be lazy -- but we should fight the urge when it comes to creating and using passwords. Here's what NOT to do.

Spot the Scam!

Phishing is one of the primary ways online thugs move malware on to PCs. Learn to spot the signs to avoid getting hooked.

Digital Security Basics

How to be safe online? Getting an antivirus is a great first step in staying protected, but there is more to it than that. Read some digital security basics everyone should know.

6 ways your email account can be hacked

Hopefully it will never happen to you. But if you are unfortunate enough to have your email hacked, it is probably for one of these reasons.

3 Reasons to Never Use Fingerprint Locks on Phones

Fingerprint locks may be easy to use but they have some serious flaws and may be more dangerous than they are worth.

The Cost of Ransomware

Ransomware generates millions of dollars in revenue for the criminals that use it. It costs the victims money, time and emotional and psychological damage.

Email Security Checklist

Read our guideline - 9+1 tips how to stay safe online. What to be careful about with your email account.

How to spot phishing attacks

Phishing is one the primary ways malware gets spread around the Internet -- know the signs so you can avoid the hooks.

Your money or your data — the ransomware choice

Ransomware encrypts your files and demands payment for the key. Most ransomware arrives via email (though not all) as part of phishing attacks. Don't fall for it!

Top Facebook Scams You Need to Know About

Social media is now part of life - and so fertile ground for bad guys. Watch out for these scams and nasty tricks when hanging out on Facebook.

World’s 25 Worst Passwords Revealed! Is Yours One of Them?

Passwords are a ubiquitous part of life online - and too often we take them for granted. We take shortcuts and create and reuse passwords that are imminently crackable.

What Is a VPN and Why Should You Use One?

Virtual private networks (VPNs) block the view of hackers watching you while online. A VPN is a powerful layer of protection for staying safer.

How to Get Rid of a Virus & Delete Viruses From Your Computer

Finding a virus, trojan, or worm on your PC can be alarming, but hope is not lost! Take a deep breath & follow these steps to get rid of a computer virus.

What is Adware and How to Get Rid of It

Adware is aggressive or malicious advertising software that causes irritating things like popups or online tracking. Find out more about adware and how to remove it.

What is Spyware and Why You Should Care

Spyware is the sneakiest kind of malware: it is software made for spying on people. Find out more about how spyware works and how to remove it.

What is a Trojan Horse? Is it Malware or a Virus?

Trojans are a type of malicious software that can hide in your computer and steal bank details, credit card info and passwords. Learn how to prevent this.

What is Malware? How Malware Works & How to Remove it

Everything you should know about malware, how it works, what it does and how to remove it. Find the best anti-malware and malware removal tools here!

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