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Cyberespionage groups could easily exploit vulnerabilities in antivirus programs to break into corporate networks, according to vulnerability researchers who have analyzed such products in recent years.
Avast launches Avast 2016 for PCs as well as Avast Mobile Security. Both include a ton of free features: Avast 2016 adds a free password manager ad an updated SafeZone browser.
The Saudi Arabian government came close to buying control of Italian surveillance software company Hacking Team, notorious for selling its product to undemocratic regimes, according to hacked emails posted by WikiLeaks.
To avoid leaving legitimate users behind, the anti-malware vendor hands out free licenses for faulty keys.
Several independent testing firms claim the accused companies submitted programs specially tuned to ace the benchmarks.
An anti-virus firm was left scrambling for a solution after it locks some users out of their own PCs.