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A couple of 10-Year-Old flaws affect Avast and AVG antivirus

Researcher discovered a couple of high-severity security flaws that affect a driver used by Avast and AVG antivirus solutions. SentinelOne researcher Kasif Dekel discovered two high-severity security vulnerabilities, tracked as CVE-2022-26522 and CVE-2022-26523, that affect a driver used by Avast and AVG antivirus solutions. The bugs reside in the anti
Publish At:2022-05-05 10:22 | Read:1292 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Hacking Security Avast AVG information securit

Bugs in Avast AntiTrack expose users to hack

A flaw in the impacting Avast and AVG AntiTrack privacy software could expose users to browser hijacking and Man-in-The-Middle (MiTM) attacks. Security expert David Eade has discovered a vulnerability (CVE-2020-8987) in Avast and AVG AntiTrack privacy software that could expose end-users to Man-in-The-Middle (MiTM) attacks, browser session hijack, with c
Publish At:2020-03-11 09:24 | Read:2769 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Hacking Avast AntiTrack AVG hacking news infor

When free means “collects your browser history”

Back in September 2018, a number of Mac App Store apps from two different developers were found to have been collecting Web browser history without users’ consent and sending it off to developer-controlled servers. Surprisingly, one of the developers of these shady apps was a company that had been in the antivirus industry for 30 years.One might imagin
Publish At:2020-02-01 08:55 | Read:2809 | Comments:0 | Tags:Security News Avast AVG

AVG, McAfee, and Kaspersky antivirus were vulnerable to critical flaw

Experts at enSilo have found a critical security vulnerability in various antivirus (AV) software that could be exploited by attackers to turn the AntiVirus to an attack-enabler tool. Some of the most important security firms have had an ugly surprise, the security software they offer to their clints have been compromised by a
Publish At:2015-12-10 19:05 | Read:5521 | Comments:0 | Tags:Hacking Security Breaking News antivirus McAfee Kaspersky Pi

AVG will sell user’s personal data to third-parties

The Antivirus maker AVG has announced its privacy policy in which the company informs users that it will collect and sell users’ personal data to advertisers. If you think that there is something really free on the Internet you are probably wrong. Someone ask you to pay for their products and services, others use their c
Publish At:2015-09-20 13:55 | Read:6000 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Digital ID Laws and regulations AVG meta data

Tech Support scammers rip big brand security software with fake warnings

Just when we thought we had seen it all, scammers come out with an elaborate and clever scheme to trick users into calling for bogus tech support. If you are looking to download one of the popular antivirus or anti-malware product on the market, watch out before you click. Lookalike pages Fraudsters have set up fake download pages that look incredibly like t
Publish At:2014-08-21 19:20 | Read:8941 | Comments:0 | Tags:Fraud/Scam Alert Anti-Malware antivirus avast avg fake kaspe

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