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Avast's popular PC-cleaning software has been hacked

Hackers have successfully hidden a multi-stage malware in the anti-virus app CCleaner, which has been distributed to millions of people, cybersecurity experts say.

Major security flaw found in antivirus firm's 'secure' browser

A major security flaw has been found in Avast's SecureZone browser, also known as Avastium, that allows an attacker to remotely read any file on the user's computer, over the Internet. Antivirus firm Avast quickly patched the embarrassing bug.

5 Data items found on old mobiles, including naked selfies

Smartphones that have been factory-cleaned by security firms after being sold via on-line trading sites like eBay, are found to have several photos and pieces of personal information left on them, including naked selfies.

400,000 users affected in hack of Avast forums

CEO Vince Steckler of security company Avast Software has announced in a blog post that details of 400,000 Avast forum users have been compromised in a malicious attack against the company over the past weekend.

Stick Figure Takes Over Desktop

The original "animator vs animation". Beware of what you let lose on your desktop!

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