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Offline elgeeon

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Is Avast Update legitimate?
« on: July 09, 2012, 10:45:50 PM »
I was just prompted to update my Avast antivirus. I've been told that there are scammers out there who pretend to update or upgrade your antivirus, but they are, themselves, a virus. Is this update legitimate? I have automatic updates, but it states that I may want to personalize these updates.
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Offline Lisandro

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Re: Is Avast Update legitimate?
« Reply #1 on: July 09, 2012, 11:06:03 PM »
The latest version is 7.0.1456.
You can manually invoke the update using the interface.
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Re: Is Avast Update legitimate?
« Reply #2 on: July 10, 2012, 12:08:21 AM »
You should also be seeing it in the same avast! style, but you can also check the http://www.avast.com/release-history page (worth bookmarking) if you get a program update notification, you can check it out.
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