Tags ant-virus

Anti-virus firm Avast shuts down its data-selling subsidiary

by Sean Lyngaas

The episode reinforced concerns about the ability of big tech firms to collect and monetize user data.

Czech software firm Avast says CCleaner was attacked — again

by Sean Lyngaas

This time the intrusion "was an extremely sophisticated attempt against us that had the intention to leave no traces of the intruder or their purpose,” the company's CISO says.

Microsoft's chip patch is messing with anti-virus products

by Chris Bing

If anti-virus companies haven't updated their registry keys with Microsoft, users could see the 'Blue Screen of Death.'