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Re: Avast Blog Posts
« Reply #315 on: October 12, 2015, 08:01:33 PM »
Survey shows the person you trust the most may be spying on you

https://blog.avast.com/2014/09/03/survey-shows-the-person-you-trust-the-most-may-be-spying-on-you/

(I guess trust goes only so far.)
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Re: Avast Blog Posts
« Reply #316 on: October 15, 2015, 08:51:11 PM »
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Re: Avast Blog Posts
« Reply #317 on: October 15, 2015, 10:53:16 PM »
Survey shows the person you trust the most may be spying on you

https://blog.avast.com/2014/09/03/survey-shows-the-person-you-trust-the-most-may-be-spying-on-you/

(I guess trust goes only so far.)
It pays to know the integrity and reputation of the one you trust. :)
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Re: Avast Blog Posts
« Reply #318 on: October 21, 2015, 06:47:38 PM »
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Re: Avast Blog Posts
« Reply #319 on: October 23, 2015, 03:45:14 PM »
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Re: Avast Blog Posts
« Reply #320 on: October 24, 2015, 06:48:10 PM »
Government and misuse of technology are most feared by Americans

https://blog.avast.com/2015/10/22/government-and-misuse-of-technology-are-most-feared/
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Re: Avast Blog Posts
« Reply #321 on: October 29, 2015, 06:42:08 PM »
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Re: Avast Blog Posts
« Reply #322 on: October 30, 2015, 12:41:34 AM »
Sticking unknown USB devices into your computer is risky business

https://blog.avast.com/2015/10/27/sticking-unknown-usb-devices-into-your-computer-is-risky-business/

Google, WhatsApp, Facebook spying on users: Avast  (Posted by avast on Google+)

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/tech/tech-news/google-whatsapp-facebook-spying-on-users-avast/articleshow/49571541.cms
"Avast has said that Google, WhatsApp and Facebook spy on their users to find out their interest for serving targeted advertisements, but their users are well aware about this."
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Re: Avast Blog Posts
« Reply #323 on: October 30, 2015, 06:45:52 PM »
Avast Wi-Fi Finder helps you stay connected wherever you are

https://blog.avast.com/2015/10/29/avast-wi-fi-finder-helps-you-stay-connected-wherever-you-are/#more-38212

edit: additional  (This is currently in beta testing.)
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Re: Avast Blog Posts
« Reply #324 on: October 31, 2015, 03:48:02 PM »
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Re: Avast Blog Posts
« Reply #325 on: November 02, 2015, 10:46:42 PM »
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Re: Avast Blog Posts
« Reply #326 on: November 06, 2015, 10:06:39 PM »
DroidJack isn’t the only spying software out there: Avast discovers that OmniRat is currently being used and spread by criminals to gain full remote control of devices.

https://blog.avast.com/2015/11/05/droidjack-isnt-the-only-spying-software-out-there-avast-discovers-that-omnirat-is-currently-being-used-and-spread-by-criminals-to-gain-full-remote-control-of-devices/
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Re: Avast Blog Posts
« Reply #327 on: November 10, 2015, 09:21:18 PM »
‘Secret Sister’ gift exchange is a scam

https://blog.avast.com/2015/11/09/secret-sister-gift-exchange-is-a-scam/

How to set up two-factor authentication    (Posted by avast on Google+)

http://the-parallax.com/2015/10/22/how-to-set-up-two-factor-authentication/
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Re: Avast Blog Posts
« Reply #328 on: November 11, 2015, 07:06:44 PM »

Parkathon - Underground Hackathon by Avast

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Re: Avast Blog Posts
« Reply #329 on: November 11, 2015, 11:22:06 PM »
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