The Digital Trail You Leave Throughout Your Day

Nearly every interaction you have with technology throughout your day leaves a digital trail for advertisers. Find out how to limit it.

Is Facebook Listening to Our Private Conversations?

Find out if Facebook is eavesdropping on you through your phone, and learn what can be done about it.

Is Bitcoin Safe? | 3 Reasons Bitcoin is (Mostly) Secure

How safe are bitcoins? Find out how Bitcoin secures your transactions, and when you should take extra steps to protect your digital currency.

How to Keep Your Children Safe Online

Surprise yourself with some chilling data about children’s internet usage, and learn how to keep your children safe from the dangers of the internet.

Best Antivirus Software 2019 (Free) for Windows 7, 8, 10

The top 10 best free antivirus programs for Windows 7, 8, and 10, and Linux OS. Choose the right antivirus software from our top 10 list for 2019 and protect yourself from malware and other threats.

3 Online Threats To Watch Out For in 2019

Check out the big online security threats coming our way in 2019 and learn how to beat them to the punch with this easy expert guide -- all in plain English.

Safest Encrypted Messaging Apps for Android & iOS

A secure messaging app can protect your chats from the prying eyes of hackers and governments. But how can you be sure? Discover your best options here.

How to Protect Your Private Documents With Sensitive Data Shield

Protect your private Word docs, PDFs, and other documents with AVG's newest privacy feature.

[UPDATED] Why Is The FBI Asking You To Restart Your Router? (hint: hackers)

It's the latest router malware, and it can potentially cause quite a mess. Find out about the VPNFilter malware, see if it affects your router, and learn how to get rid of it with one quick and easy trick.

How To Quickly Seal Your Facebook Data From Third-Party Apps

Here’s a quick way to prevent third-party apps from accessing your Facebook data. We show you how to keep your Facebook safer from data-hungry companies with a couple of clicks, and save you potential headaches of the Cambridge Analytica kind in the future.

Santa: The Greatest Malware of all Time

Think Santa's all about presents, cookies and milk? Think again. This jolly jelly-belly is ruthlessly spying on everyone. He's the greatest malware of all time.

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.

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.

Is Your Partner Spying on You With a Keylogger?

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.

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.

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...

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?

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Have You Ever Chatted With a Hacker Within a Virus?

Threat Labs team members speak with a hacker inside a keylogger for Diablo 3. How does such a situation look like? Read on!

Thomson Data Breach Exposes Passenger Details

UK based holiday company Thomson has accidentally released hundreds of passengers' details. Which data have leaked and should you cancel your vacation?

Google Timeline Knows Everywhere You’ve Ever Been and Can Show You

New Google feature allows you to browse through your location history live online.

Impact of Healthcare Data Breaches Goes Beyond Financial

When it comes to data breaches, why are the stakes higher with healthcare data than any other? Read on!

AVG Reveals Invisibility Glasses at Pepcom Barcelona

This year, AVG will reveal a set of concept invisibility glasses at Pepcom in Barcelona before Mobile World Congress. Why would they be useful? Read on!

Analysis of Banking Trojan Vawtrak

Vawtrak binaries are continuing to evolve. We are witnessing minor changes in its features, target regions or banks. These changes create spikes in detections every 2-5 days.

Scammers Trying to Steal Netflix Passwords, and More

Be on the lookout for a new phishing email claiming to be from Netflix with the subject line “Important Notice”.

Analyzing an Android WebView Exploit

Mobile threat team analyzes a recently discovered Android WebView exploit. What to do and how to fix? Read on!

AVG Community Powered Threat Reports 2012

AVG has focused on building communities that help millions of online participants support each other on computer security issues and actively contribute to AVG’s research efforts.

Threat Report Reveals Pre-teen Children Developing Malicious Code

The AVG Threat Report reveals computer-savvy kids writing a malware code to hack somebody's Facebook account. What are their motivations? Read on!

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