Antivirus Software

How to Tell Which ‘Barcode Scanner’ Is Android Malware

How to Tell Which ‘Barcode Scanner’ Is Android Malware

“When good apps go bad” seems to be the name of the digital game nowadays. The Great Suspender browser extension recently showed its true colours, and now joining it in malware purgatory is the longtime Android favourite “Barcode Scanner” app — despite its more than 10 million installations.

Avast Antivirus Acquires AVG For $1.7 Billion

Avast Antivirus Acquires AVG For $1.7 Billion

Avast, one of our past favourite desktop antivirus applications, is acquiring one of it’s biggest rivals, AVG Technologies, for $US1.3 billion ($1.7 billion) in cash. The deal will give Avast access to hundreds of millions of devices.