Two of Europe’s most famous anti-virus companies, famous for their free product editions and founded in what was at the time Czechoslovakia, are looking to become one. How much money is on the table from Avast to acquire AVG? A tidy $1.3 billion. Here is what Avast CEO Vince Steckler has to say: “Under an
Wouldn’t it be better if AVG made *new* users of their free product consent to sharing of their internet activity to advertising companies, and gave existing users the *option* of joining in with the data-sharing if they liked the idea?
It has been revealed that WhatsApp, AVG and Avira weren’t the only companies to be targeted by a pro-Palestinian hacking gang this week.
Find out how human vigilance saved one security company’s bacon.
The websites of AVG and Avira, developers of some of the world’s most popular free anti-virus products, appear to have been hacked by a pro-Palestinian group.