The Most Secure Messaging Apps for Android & iOS 2020

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.

Best Free Antivirus Software 2020 for Windows 7, 8 & 10

The top 10 best free antivirus programs for Windows 7, 8, and 10. Choose the right antivirus software for 2020 & protect yourself from malware & other threats.

The Uses and Abuses of Facial Recognition

An overview of facial recognition technology. The different forms, what its uses are, how it’s evolving, the potential privacy problems and benefits.

The Ups and Downs of Drones

Drones are getting smarter, but are the people operating them? AVG takes a look at drones, and all the exciting (and scary) ways they're being used today.

AVG Still Supports Windows 7

Microsoft has ended support for Windows 7. But don't worry — AVG still protects our Windows 7 users. Get more info here.

5 Threats to Watch Out for in 2020

A new year means new threats. Let AVG tell you what online dangers to look out for in 2020, and how to stay safe.

Is Your Smart TV Watching You?

Your smart TV might be collecting data about your viewing habits. What can you do to protect yourself?

Deepfake Videos: Is There Anything You Can Do to Protect Yourself?

An investigation of deepfake videos: what they mean for the future and how they can be detected.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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?

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.

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?

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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