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Avast Mobile: Download Avast Mobile Security Free Antivirus App for Android & iPhone
Avast Mobile: Download Avast Mobile Security Free Antivirus App for Android & iPhone

Looking for a free mobile security app for Android and iPhone? Avast Mobile Security & Virus Cleaner is the no-cost mobile version of the popular desktop antivirus software. Let’s take a look at what features you get with the free version, whether it meets all your needs, and what might be missing.

Andrew Sanders by Andrew Sanders March 31, 2019
What Is Spyware? Protecting Your Data Against a Common Threat
What Is Spyware? Protecting Your Data Against a Common Threat

Ransomware, cryptomining, phishing, and denial of service (DoS)—these are the types of cyber attacks that people and businesses have come to fear most in recent years.

However, with all the attention paid to these kinds of high-profile attacks, defending against spyware is becoming less of a concern. The problem is that even now, spyware is still the most common way for attackers to conduct cybercrime against businesses.

Joe Michalowski by Joe Michalowski March 31, 2019
Interview With Timo Laaksonen – F-Secure
Interview With Timo Laaksonen – F-Secure

Safety Detective has the opportunity to interview F-Secure’s Head of Operator Business, Americas, Timo Laaksonen. We asked him what he thinks is the number one threat to cybersecurity today and where he believes antiviruses are headed.

Aviva Zacks by Aviva Zacks March 25, 2019
Interview With Tim Berghoff – G Data
Interview With Tim Berghoff – G Data

Aviva Zacks of Safety Detective had the privilege of sitting down with Tim Berghoff, G Data’s security evangelist. She found out what he thinks about modern-day smart devices and how much he worries about his mother and other seniors.

Aviva Zacks by Aviva Zacks March 25, 2019
Interview With Carlos Solari – Comodo
Interview With Carlos Solari – Comodo

Carlos Solari is Vice President of Cybersecurity Services at Comodo. A cybersecurity veteran, Solari’s career has included stints as the CIO for the White House as well as IT positions at the US Army and the FBI. He sat down with Safety Detective’s Aviva Zacks to discuss Comodo’s founding and the modern cybersecurity challenges the company is helping face down.

Aviva Zacks by Aviva Zacks March 25, 2019
What Is Spoofing? And How to Mitigate an Under-the-Radar Threat
What Is Spoofing? And How to Mitigate an Under-the-Radar Threat

In 2017, a man was arrested for stealing $100 million from two tech companies by launching an elaborate cyber attack. He didn’t use ransomware. And he didn’t use some kind of advanced, zero-day malware.

The attacker took an approach that typically gets less attention than the latest and greatest threats — it’s known as spoofing.

Joe Michalowski by Joe Michalowski March 24, 2019
Interview With Andy Mallinger – Webroot
Interview With Andy Mallinger – Webroot

Safety Detective’s Aviva Zacks had the chance to interview Webroot’s Senior Director of Product, Andy Mallinger, and took it! Here are his thoughts on phishing and how Webroot is helping protect consumers and small businesses from cyberattacks.

Aviva Zacks by Aviva Zacks March 17, 2019
Interview With Dean Mekkaway – Sophos
Interview With Dean Mekkaway – Sophos

Safety Detective had the pleasure of interviewing Sophos Product Manager Dean Mekkaway, who helped us understand how SophosLabs stays at the forefront of cybersecurity.

Aviva Zacks by Aviva Zacks March 14, 2019
Are Unnecessary Apps Clogging Your PC?
Are Unnecessary Apps Clogging Your PC?

Shovelware. Bloatware. Adware.  There refer to programs that are running on your PC – and that may be active right now – but that most people don’t know about and never use. These programs clog your limited hard drive space, hog your memory, and generally degrade the performance of your computer.

Andrew Sanders by Andrew Sanders March 13, 2019
Interview With Ori Eisen – Trusona
Interview With Ori Eisen – Trusona

We had the opportunity to interview Ori Eisen, Trusona’s CEO, to find out what his company is doing to make our world passwordless and safer than before.

Aviva Zacks by Aviva Zacks March 13, 2019