Unlock your phone with your ears & knuckles, says Yahoo

It might sound a bit strange – but unlocking your phone with your ears and knuckles instead of your fingertip/pin is actually something Yahoo presented during the 2015 Computer-Human Interaction Conference (CHI) in Seoul. According to a report by IDG News Service, the technology can unlock phones in a fast and secure manner.

The cool thing: It doesn't need the comparatively expensive fingerprint sensors to unlock your device, but can easily be used…
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System Speedup for Windows: the whole story

Best known for its award-winning antivirus software, Avira also offers users high quality solutions aimed at improving their overall digital experience

System Speedup
System Speedup is one of the most appreciated Avira products, as it has improved the speed and performance of millions…
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The positive side of security threats

People can be pretty stubborn sometimes. You see evidence of this in all sorts of situations, but the way that many people treat security and privacy is another proof point.

security threats
For years, experts have been telling the public to take these things seriously, but oftentimes, their advice and suggestions are…
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Avira Antivirus is No. 1 in test results

Spring brought us not only blooming flowers and rays of sun but also new awards for Avira Antivirus Solutions following the latest AV-Test and AV-Comparatives results.

Avira Antivirus no. 1 in Av Comparatives
We have developed the very nice habit of constantly excelling in Independent Labs testing. The latest results revealed by AV-Test…
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Avira Team Gears Up

Avira experts are now training the hard way to catch viruses.

The Avira Fitness Studio A few months ago we decided to equip our offices in Tettnang with fitness facilities for…
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Employee Testimonials: 29 Years of Avira

Being for 29 Years in the Antivirus business can make you wonder what made the company stand out from the crowd and become one of the Industry’s leaders. It’s exactly what we asked ourselves so we went looking for answers to the right people: the Avira employees.

Avira Employees - Detlef
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tqbrjpKruO4 A company builds its success on quality products & services brought to people by talented, dedicated employees. We are no exception…
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The voice of a user – why PUA is a misleading term

Reports or articles about PUA (Potentially Unwanted Applications) are becoming more frequent every day. Some of these also define this type of software as PUP (Potentially Unwanted Program) or PUS (Potentially Unwanted Software). However, they all mean the same thing: A user downloads a program from the Internet and installs it on their PC. Yet, after installation, the user notices that not only has the program they wanted been installed, but heaps of other programs too.

In quite severe cases, not only are additional programs installed but several settings on the computer are changed too, making…
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