Avast

Avast

@avast_antivirus

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The global #cybersecurity leader for businesses and consumers, protecting hundreds of millions of people under the Avast and AVG brands.

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Joined on November 20, 2008
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We looked inside some of the tweets by @avast_antivirus and here's what we found interesting.

Inside 100 Tweets

Time between tweets:
17 hours
Average replies
0
Average retweets
5
Average likes
10
Tweets with photos
16 / 100
Tweets with videos
11 / 100
Tweets with links
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110. globally and in category Software

207. in category Software

720. globally and in category Brands

In this week's #cybersecurity headlines: Casino app, Clubillion leaks personal data of millions of users, #TikTok iPhone app is able to read your clipboard & a major card skimming scheme is linked to North Korean #hackers. Security News Roundup ➤ https://t.co/4iiFC589g8

In the latest episode of "Garry on Lockdown," UCLA law professor, Eugene Volokh @VolokhC joins Garry Kasparov @Kasparov63 to explain free speech in America at this unprecedented moment in history. Questions or topics you'd like to see? Tweet us #AskGarry! https://t.co/lxKJKx5XQR

In the third episode of “Garry on Lockdown,” @Kasparov63 dives into the hottest topic of the moment – free speech! Gary is joined by his special guest, @UCLA_Law professor (and former Supreme Court clerk) Eugene Volokh Watch the full episode ➢ https://t.co/lxKJKx5XQR https://t.co/3pHFHaSMwM

#Stalkerware is a growing category of domestic #malware with dangerous implications, said Avast CISO @jayabaloo. It steals the physical and online freedom of the victim. Unfortunately, use of this unethical tracking software is surging during lockdown. https://t.co/Q12qF8hNID

The US Federal Trade Commission & Justice Department are probing allegations that #TikTok has failed to meet its obligation to protect children's #privacy under a 2019 agreement—failing to delete personal details for users under the age of 13. https://t.co/4cbVeVnzce via @CNET

What can we say about 2020 so far? Between a deadly pandemic, global economic downturn and civil rights uprisings, its been remarkable in every way. And all of this had a profound impact on #cybersecurity. Here are the major #hacks and breaches of 2020.👇 https://t.co/ZtVDXVmHXs

Avast's Mobile Threat Labs team, @apklabio discovered a #Cerberus banking #Trojan on #GooglePlay targeting Android users—disguised as a genuine app to access banking data of unsuspecting users. Avast reported it to Google so they can quickly remove it. https://t.co/MqAReAFg3J

In this week's #cybersecurity headlines: over 130 million records from recent data breaches are for sale, Google removes 25 credential-stealing apps, DDoS attacks jump 540% this year & UCSF pays a $1.1 million ransom. Security News Roundup ➤ https://t.co/g1DQOcNEKQ

Have you tried @23andMe or @Ancestry? It may sound appealing or innocuous to want to discover more about your #genealogy—but what happens to the #DNA you provide? Florida is the first state to enact a DNA #privacy law. https://t.co/ehJlxNryn2 via @dcexaminer

#Scammers can create and post adverts for fake businesses on #Google and #Facebook within hours, according to a new @WhichUK investigation. Read more ➤ https://t.co/X8IOv4FC9i via @guardian

A ransomware infection is one of the most frustrating things that can happen to your #Android device. That's why the best defense is to keep #ransomware off your device in the first place. But, if you're currently dealing with an infection—fear not! https://t.co/7NdhGUQkl0

What are the worst hacks & #breaches of 2020 so far? COVID-19 has changed the way people around the world live, work & learn—which in turn has had a large impact on how #hackers craft their attacks and which vulnerabilities they target. https://t.co/nufoLQqLHd via @WIRED

In this week's #cybersecurity headlines: 80,000 printers are found exposed online, #ransomware is disguised as a #COVID19 tracer app & 1.3 million records are stolen from the popular Stalker Online game and sold on the #darkweb. Security News Roundup ➤ https://t.co/V4LIijkAPF

Cybercrime is incredibly organized. Experts estimate #cybercrime damages will reach $6 trillion annually by 2021—making it one of the most lucrative criminal enterprises. As #IoT evolves & smart devices become more popular, cybercriminals benefit from a broader attack surface. https://t.co/WpxrPmvbQm

Cybercrime is incredibly organized. Experts estimate #cybercrime damages will reach $6 trillion annually by 2021—making it one of the most lucrative criminal enterprises. As #IoT evolves & smart devices become more popular, cybercriminals benefit from a broader attack surface. https://t.co/WpxrPmvbQm

#SABREAwards Winner: PRODUCT MEDIA RELATIONS (TRADE MEDIA) - Securing the lead role in the cybersecurity story' — AVAST with @FinnPartners https://t.co/i5WkGNeURg

#Scammers pretending to be #COVIDー19 contact tracers are calling people to demand money for bogus tests. According to the reports, multiple coronavirus #scams are being used to target the vulnerable in Wales, UK. Read more ➤ https://t.co/wTT1cBBcxq via @BBCNews #phishing

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Join keynote speakers @RogerDingledine, co-founder of the Tor Project, and Garry Kasparov @Kasparov63, Avast Security Ambassador, to explore the theme of #AI for #privacy and #cybersecurity.

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Last chance to save 50%! Join keynote speakers @RogerDingledine, co-founder of the Tor Project, and Garry Kasparov @Kasparov63, Avast Security Ambassador, to explore the theme of #AI for #privacy and #cybersecurity. Book now ➤ https://t.co/uO049rPQxo #CyberSecAI https://t.co/VH6ZjWbt2E

We interviewed @virqdroid, Head of Mobile Threat Intelligence & #Security at @avast_antivirus , discussing threat trends, key mobile solutions, and the persistent problem of #adware.
https://t.co/3fKsonTGS8 https://t.co/95PZ4wwocS

We interviewed @virqdroid, Head of Mobile Threat Intelligence & #Security at @avast_antivirus , discussing threat trends, key mobile solutions, and the persistent problem of #adware. https://t.co/3fKsonTGS8 https://t.co/95PZ4wwocS

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