“Good companies have the best insight on their users’ behavior. Awesome companies do this without jeopardizing their privacy” – Cornel Balaban, Product Manager, Avira
Today a story went a bit viral in social media that contains a dangerous recommendation – users are advised to not protect their devices.
In 2014 Avira gave 100 million customers maximum protection for free. The result is a free antivirus product that outperforms paid competition.
Last week US authorities broke up what they described as a “global cybercrime ring” and arrested 6 men in connection with a scam that has defrauded eBay’s Stubhub ticketing business of over $1m.
Last week we threw an amazing party for a few hundred employees and their families. The event took place on July 18th at the company’s headquarters in Tettnang, Germany. Various indoor and outdoor activities were added to the party “menu” in order to entertain our guests.
Avira AntiVir Personal and Avira AntiVir Professional have passed the most recent Virus Bulletin test and won yet another VB100 Award for perfect detection of viruses in the wild.
If you’ve ever had your computer or an online account hacked, then you know that it can be a massive inconvenience. Losing data and having to repair the damage that’s been done isn’t any fun, but these days, hackers aren’t content to just cause headaches when it comes to your data or identity.
As smartphones become the dominant means of computing in the world, the number of users will grow to about 3 billion by 2017. It’s a tempting target for bad guys. The diversity of threats our customers are being confronted with on their smartphones needs to be counteracted by sophisticated solutions that go beyond the classical definition of antivirus software.
In the past, the Avira teambuilding tradition has brought members together in various, funny and unique activities, from the peaks of the Carpathian Mountains to the blue waters of the Black Sea.
There are two basic Big Data challenges at Avira. As an internet security company operating at global scale, our analytics platform needs to generate both fast and deep insights.