Because it blocks all webcam-hacking, and stops ransomware before it starts. It protects your PC, home network, and passwords against zero-second threats with smart cloud-based detection. It updates your apps automatically and shreds your data permanently when you say so. That’s why you’ve never seen protection like this before.
Can hackers really hijack your webcam? Yes — until now. Webcam Shield makes anything and anyone get your permission before they can use it so nobody takes a peek unless you say so. You can even disable your camera for good — and enable it again. Go on, do your happy dance — no one’s watching.
Hackers demand an average of $643 from ransomware victims. Ransomware Shield keeps your most important files from being encrypted and held hostage, and lets only trusted apps alter them in any way.
Automatic Software Updater keeps your apps and programs up to date with the very latest safety patches and performance upgrades, so you’re not exposed to hackers finding security holes from out of date versions. Safe and convenient.
Thinking of selling your PC, or maybe lending it to someone? You’d be surprised at how easy it is for others to retrieve your “deleted” files and data. Your Data Shredder makes sure your personal photos, bank statements and other private documents get obliterated — for good.
Our most advanced antivirus gives you our complete range of security and performance features.
Keep hackers on the other side of the wall with this essential security feature that monitors and controls what goes in and out of your computer.
Dodge spam and other malicious content, so you can focus on the emails that truly matter.
Protect yourself from hackers who attempt to hijack your DNS (Domain Name System) settings, redirect you to fake sites and steal your banking details.
Automatically detect weaknesses in your home Wi-Fi and strangers piggybacking on your network.
Detect and block viruses, malware, spyware, ransomware and phishing. We use smart analytics to stop threats before they affect you.
Automatically send suspicious files for analysis in the cloud, and push a cure to all Avast users if it's a threat.
Spot and block suspicious behavior patterns for zero-second protection against unknown threats and ransomware.
Find all those cracks which allow malware to slip in, from unsafe settings and passwords to suspicious add-ons and out-of-date software.
Block ransomware and other untrusted apps from changing, deleting, or encrypting your personal photos and files.
Old and outdated programs can slowly chip away at your security wall. Keep your software up to date automatically and you'll be less vulnerable to attacks.
Test and play with suspicious files in a safe environment before you let them run on your computer, making sure they don’t wreak havoc on your PC.
Lock all your accounts with one secure password. We’ll manage the rest of them for you, so you can log in quickly and securely.
Keep your secrets safe by permanently deleting sensitive files once you’re done with them so they can't be recovered.
Stop webcam spying for good. Now apps have to ask you for permission to use your webcam, so you always know who’s watching.
Want to use another antivirus but still enjoy Avast features? Put us in passive mode: we'll still be there when you need us.
Put notifications on hold automatically to make the most out of your gaming sessions, or any other full-screen experience.
Rid your browser of toolbars, add-ons and other extensions that were installed without you noticing.
All your Avast-protected devices in one handy place. Manage your licenses, locate your mobile devices, and stay super-organised the easy way.
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