Was your Amazon account hacked? Here’s what you need to do

Was your Amazon account hacked? Here’s what you need to do

Amazon stands for huge selection, fair prices and good service. This is where you go shopping when everything should be as smooth, fast and easy as possible. But with the popularity of Amazon, the security risks are also growing. More and more hackers try to crack...
5 steps and one-click for securing your new home office

5 steps and one-click for securing your new home office

To securely and sanely manage your new home office, it’s time to ask yourself a question: Are you in the first or second group of home workers? With the coronavirus/COVID-19 virus raging outside, there are two basic groupings of people working from inside their home...
Consumer Reports gives smart device makers an ultimatum

Consumer Reports gives smart device makers an ultimatum

Consumer Reports has drawn a red line, reminding manufacturers of smart devices that people have a right to privacy in their homes – and they need to raise the standard of security for their connected cameras, doorbells, and security systems. The letter was...
Avira Antivirus Security for Android gets new certification

Avira Antivirus Security for Android gets new certification

Android insecurities are not just limited to people carelessly downloading apps from off-market sources: Not only did Google just remove hundreds of malvertising browser plugins from its official Play store for Android apps, researchers are still struggling...
Avira drives IoT security for the smart home with TP-Link’s new HomeCare™ Pro for routers

Avira drives IoT security for the smart home with TP-Link’s new HomeCare™ Pro for routers

Avira is pleased to be driving TP-Link’s new HomeCare™ Pro, the security platform launched at CES. This new combination of TP-Link’s router experience with Avira’s security expertise lets consumers easily ensure the privacy and security of their smart homes. Smart...
Getting smarter: IoT devices get some security standards

Getting smarter: IoT devices get some security standards

It looks like consumer smart devices might be getting a baseline set of standards, thanks to some collaboration between a UK government agency, a European Standards Organization, an industry association – and probably help from barrels and barrels of coffee. About...