Avira’s Secure Browser

Avira offers more than just an anti-virus (AV). Features that go beyond AV got integrated years ago (does anyone of you remember specific anti-spyware programs ?). I prefer to define what we offer as an add-on-security solution … AV is shorter, but also less correct. Nonetheless shorter won.

Now we are about to stretch even further and integrate a browser into our eco system. And in case you…
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Big Giveaway: Share Your Internet Security Story!

June is the National Internet Safety Month in the US. What better time to come together and do a sweepstake to further raise awareness? That’s what Sticky Password thought and therefore partnered together with us and a few other online security friends to bring you the great Security Bundle Giveaway!

Everyone who has ever been online most likely had some kind of encounter with online security. Perhaps you’ve lost some…
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Avira vs. Freemium(dot)com – We Will Protect You Against PUA

We are proud to announce that we won a court order against Freemium.com, a company funded by media giant ProSiebenSat.1 Media AG. The court judgment allows our antivirus software to continue to warn you, our customers, of potentially unwanted application downloads that come bundled with popular games and toolbars published by Freemium.com and other download sites.

The court order sets a legal precedent for how Internet security companies like Avira can protect their consumers from potential…
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We Focus on Customers, Others Play Dirty Tricks

We at Avira are happy and proud to focus on our customers. So it sometimes shocks our ethical sensibilities when we discover how others pull dirty tricks to try to hurt our public image.

Our blogpost from a few days ago, NSA and GCHQ Have Been Spying on Antivirus Companies, contained our response to…
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How safe are the apps on your Android?

Avira’s Mobile Development Team is proud to announce the release of new features in our Android applications. Starting today, you have the chance to find out what type of data is being shared with the apps stored on your mobile devices. And it doesn’t stop there.

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Privacy Advisor As the name suggests it, the newest feature offered by Avira Antivirus Security for Android allows registered users…
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NSA and GCHQ Have Been Spying on Antivirus Companies

You’ve read about it by now: Snowden’s latest revelations concerning the NSA and the UK’s counterpart (GCHQ) reveal that these two intelligence organizations have not only been spying on anti-virus companies, but also actively attempting to reverse engineer their software …

While not the main target of the operation, Avira was nonetheless mentioned together with several other antivirus and security firms…
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