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Crypt888 ransomware evolving in an 'unusual' way, says AVG
Instead of evolving the strain's capabilities, Crypt888 developers instead experimented with languages and UIs, rather than changing the coding.
AVG publishes 2Q16 results ahead of merger with Avast
AVG has announced its second quarter 2016 financial results, bringing in $105 million ahead of its merger with Avast in the coming months.
Avast acquires AVG for $1.3billion
Avast Software has just announced its acquisition of fellow industry pioneer, security provider and long time rival AVG Technologies.
AVG ups ante with premium remote control capability
AVG has launched the latest version of its Managed Workplace, promising partners the chance to do away with third party remote control offerings.
Resellers must evolve into MSPs or risk dying in wake of IoT
The internet of things is increasing the need for resellers to transform themselves into managed service providers says AVG's Michael McKinnon.
Vulnerable mobile apps ‘just waiting to be exploited’
Hackers are finding ways to get around stringent app store controls, says AVG CTO Yuval Ben-Itzhak.
AVG steps up its Wi-Fi security offerings
AVG has launched a new version of the AVG Wi-Fi Assistant, an Android app that protects users from Wi-Fri tracking and hacking
Kiwis urged to consider 'privacy balance'
If the Edward Snowden situation has taught us one thing, it might be that privacy is very often just an illusion.
AVG AntiVirus surpasses 100m Android downloads
AVG’s free application now ranks among top security downloads on Google Play Store.
Malware in game hacks might deliver Pyrrhic victories
AVG reckons 90% of hacks and cracks are infested with malware.
AVG updates anti-virus for Android and iOS
Mobile security provider responds to growth in mobile security with new safe browsers across operating systems.
Clever Kiwis most savvy social networkers
New Zealanders least likely to express work frustrations online according to latest findings.
Internet security: You’re still the weakest link
Bad news for careless internet users: all the software in the world probably can’t protect you if you don’t use your head.
AVG reveals internet security scams
Online security company reveals annual reports, showing a need for consumer awareness when using the internet.
Simple tips for SMB security
It doesn't take long to update your software, but it could be the layer of security that saves you a lot of money.
AVG distie parent on the hunt for new tech
Avalanche Technology Group appoints CTO in bid to dig out new technology opportunities.
New year new security
Kids have just headed back to school after the summer break, and AVG (AU/NZ) reminds us that ‘back to school’ lists have expanded beyond new shoes and exercise books.
Fake antivirus, mobile malware and QR codes
Fake antivirus products are potentially robbing New Zealand resellers of income, according to AVG.
Channel Surfing: fake products robbing resellers
Report highlights need for partners to get to know their customers.
AVG looks to raise US$125m in IPO
Dutch security software company applies to list on New York Stock Exchange.
Microsoft issues a temporary solution to the Duqu virus
Microsoft has issued a temporary fix to the destructive Duqu virus — also known as "Son of Stuxnet" — which could affect users of Windows XP, Vista, Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008.
Toy tablets coming to New Zealand
Owners of iPads or other tablets will no doubt have learned (possibly the hard way) that the devices act as magnets for curious children. This can be a serious problem – particularly if the tablet belongs to your work.
A fourth mobile network?
Early last month we got wind that UK telco Clear Mobitel is hatching plans for a fourth New Zealand mobile network, but these plans have been met with understandable scepticism.
Should tweens be on Facebook?
Study shows over half of 10 to 13 year olds have access to mainstream social networks.