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NortonLifeLock buys Avast in a $8.6 bn deal, to cut job

Antivirus supplier NortonLifeLock today announced merger details with Britain’s Avast in a transaction valued between $8.1 billion and $8.6 billion in stock. The merger values Avast’s...

NortonLifeLock and Avast reveal merger talks

NortonLifeLock announced it is in advanced discussions with the board of Avast regarding a possible combination of NortonLifeLock and Avast. Avast makes free and premium...

Avast shines as demand for cyber security products surged

Cyber security company Avast said demand for its products surged during the second quarter of 2020 as people shifted to working from home in...

Malware in Google Chrome and Microsoft Edge extensions: Avast

Cybersecurity firm Avast has identified malware hidden in at least 28 third-party Google Chrome and Microsoft Edge extensions that may have affected 3 million...

Avast to close Jumpshot business amid data privacy scandal

Cybersecurity company Avast will close the Jumpshot analytics business at the center of a data privacy scandal, it said on Thursday, putting hundreds of...

Avast grows revenue despite poor demand from SMBs

Avast, a leading antivirus software maker, reported revenue of $425.4 million (+9.5 percent), operating profit of $161.9 million and net income of $112.6 million during...

Avast adds zero-second threat detection in antivirus products

  Security services provider Avast Software announced an update to its flagship anti-virus products. According to a press statement, the updated   Antivirus Nitro will arm users...