Tag: AVG

HideMyAss launch revamped app with surprising new features

The popular Virtual Private Network (VPN) service, HideMyAss have updated their desktop and mobile apps to version three. The new version introduces a new interphase with several new features making it easier to select and connect to a VPN connection. The app is designed to make it easy to comprehend for users with little or […]

AVG to Release Its First Tor & VPN Router

Anti-virus firm AVG Technologies is launching its own Tor-enabled router with a built in VPN. You’ll recall that AVG acquired HideMyAssVPN earlier this year. The Chime router is being developed by AVG Innovation Labs, which is turning to crowdfunding for the device. “Hardware is new for us,” says AVG. The company is seeking $650,000. The […]

AVG ‘Secure’ Search Toolbar Vulnerable to Most Ironic Attack Yet

On Monday, the US Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT) issued a warning for all users of the AVG anti-virus software suite that the company’s browser protection program, the AVG Secure Search toolbar, was vulnerable to outside attacks. The hole exists in an ActiveX control that the unfortunately named bloatware would use to install itself on […]

Symantec Declares Anti-virus “Dead”

A recent report from the Wall Street Journal confirmed what many of us have already known for years now: endpoint single-user anti-virus is dead, and we have advanced malware tactics to thank for that. According to several independent studies on the subject, commercially available anti-virus products only catch around half of all the attacks that […]