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Crypt888 ransomware evolving in an 'unusual' way, says AVG
Wed, 12th Oct 2016
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ransomware
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cybersecurity
Instead of evolving the strain's capabilities, Crypt888 developers instead experimented with languages and UIs, rather than changing the coding.
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AVG publishes 2Q16 results ahead of merger with Avast
Mon, 15th Aug 2016
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avast
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mergers and acquisitions
AVG has announced its second quarter 2016 financial results, bringing in $105 million ahead of its merger with Avast in the coming months.
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Avast acquires AVG for $1.3billion
Fri, 8th Jul 2016
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avast
Avast Software has just announced its acquisition of fellow industry pioneer, security provider and long time rival AVG Technologies.
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Technologies to change how we connect with the digital world
Fri, 4th Dec 2015
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cybersecurity
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avg technologies
“Upgrading and updating all your software, devices, gadgets and equipment has never been as critical – and it becomes life or death in 2016.”
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The apps sucking the life out of your phone
Tue, 27th Oct 2015
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cloud
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smartphones
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technology gifts
The latest report from AVG Technologies reveals what the top apps are for draining battery life on Android devices.
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AVG ramps up security offerings with new Business Edition
Thu, 1st Oct 2015
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Artificial intelligence, crowd intelligence technology and streamlined installation feature in AVG's new suite, which offers new value for resellers.
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AVG ups ante with premium remote control capability
Thu, 17th Sep 2015
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avg technologies
AVG has launched the latest version of its Managed Workplace, promising partners the chance to do away with third party remote control offerings.
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AVG releases new privacy policy, challenges industry to follow
Wed, 16th Sep 2015
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privacy
"AVG’s One-Page Privacy Policy affirms its commitment to its users and their fundamental right to control how their information is being used."
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Heads up: these apps will chew through your battery & data
Thu, 4th Jun 2015
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apps
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avg technologies
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mobile data
The top 10 favourite smartphone apps that eat up the most phone battery, storage and data allowance.
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AVG Technologies snaps up Privax, global privacy provider
Fri, 8th May 2015
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online security
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consumer
"Privacy is the new currency of the digital era, particularly as the internet population is expected to double over the next five years."
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Resellers must evolve into MSPs or risk dying in wake of IoT
Thu, 23rd Apr 2015
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managed services
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iot
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avg technologies
The internet of things is increasing the need for resellers to transform themselves into managed service providers says AVG's Michael McKinnon.
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Vulnerable mobile apps ‘just waiting to be exploited’
Thu, 19th Mar 2015
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avg technologies
Hackers are finding ways to get around stringent app store controls, says AVG CTO Yuval Ben-Itzhak.
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AVG releases Business SSO for IT providers and small businesses
Wed, 4th Mar 2015
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AVG Technologies, the online security company, has announced the immediate availability of AVG Business Secure Sign-On (SSO).
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Kiwi baby boomers feeling patronised by tech companies
Tue, 27th Jan 2015
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Babyboomers and seniors feel technology companies talk down to them
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Social networks drain smartphone batteries, says AVG
Wed, 5th Nov 2014
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apple
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facebook
Aside from the usual suspects like games and social media, streaming and even pre-installed apps are the most likely to chew your smartphone or tablet battery and storage.
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AVG steps up its Wi-Fi security offerings
Thu, 16th Oct 2014
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vpn
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wireless networks
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wi-fi
AVG has launched a new version of the AVG Wi-Fi Assistant, an Android app that protects users from Wi-Fri tracking and hacking
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AVG: NZ teachers need online safety support...
Mon, 14th Jul 2014
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cyberbullying
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new zealand schools
"Today’s teachers are not only using the internet regularly as part of their lessons, they are increasingly having to deal with the wider issues it generates and quite often, without any formal training."
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Moving on from Heartbleed – What’s next for Open source?
Tue, 6th May 2014
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malware
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cybersecurity
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open source
The frenzy around Heartbleed has distracted the technology industry from some important, material facts about Open source software...
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Connected Kiwi men struggle with work/life balance
Tue, 21st Jan 2014
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apple
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byod
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mobility
The combination of mobility in the workplace and the concept of BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) is making it harder for Kiwi men to separate work and play.
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Kiwis urged to consider 'privacy balance'
Thu, 5th Dec 2013
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apple
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If the Edward Snowden situation has taught us one thing, it might be that privacy is very often just an illusion.
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AVG AntiVirus surpasses 100m Android downloads
Thu, 14th Nov 2013
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smartphones
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cloud
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malware
AVG’s free application now ranks among top security downloads on Google Play Store.
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Not a CloudCare in the world as AVG seals acquisition
Mon, 24th Jun 2013
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cloud
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avg technologies
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lpi level platforms
Following acquisition of LPI Level Platforms, security vendor launches AVG CloudCare across ANZ to expand SMB market opportunity.
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Malware in game hacks might deliver Pyrrhic victories
Fri, 19th Apr 2013
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malware
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gaming
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AVG reckons 90% of hacks and cracks are infested with malware.
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AVG updates anti-virus for Android and iOS
Mon, 3rd Dec 2012
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apple
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smartphones
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Mobile security provider responds to growth in mobile security with new safe browsers across operating systems.
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