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Avast Research Finds at least 32,000 Smart Homes and Businesses at Risk of Leaking Data

By : CIOL Bureau

New research from Avast found more than 49,000 Message Queuing Telemetry Transport (MQTT) servers publicly visible on the internet due to a misconfigured MQTT protocol. This includes more than 32,000 (595 from India) servers with no password protection, putting them

Poor router security is making Indians vulnerable to cyberattacks

By : CIOL Bureau

New research from Avast, the global leader in digital security, reveals that 32% of Indians have never logged into the web administration interface to change the factory login credentials. Another concerning finding is that nearly one fourth (23%) of Indians

Avast acquires Czech-based antivirus software maker AVG

By : CIOL Writers

Antivirus application Avast is acquiring one of it’s biggest rivals, AVG Technologies, for $1.3 billion in cash.The deal is aimed at gaining scale and geographical breadth, Avast said. It also wants to build out its security offerings with an eye