Denis Skvortcov helps make Avast Antivirus more secure.
We'd like to thank Denis Skvortcov for reporting to us a number of security issues he discovered in Avast Antivirus.
The heros behind bug submissions often remain anonymous which is something we would like to change for 2020. We want to raise awareness around the importance of bug and vulnerability reports, and encourage researchers to use our responsible disclosure process to report findings. Therefore, we have today introduced our new “Bounty Hunter Credits”Read more
Big thanks to David Eade for reporting security issues affecting Avast and AVG AntiTrack. Following David’s submission, we fixed the issues in versions 126.96.36.199 of Avast AntiTrack and version 188.8.131.52 of AVG AntiTrack. David discovered security issues affecting AntiTrack users in regards to how HTTPS filtering occurred. With this featureRead more
In October 2019, our ongoing collaboration with the security community paid dividends when four external security researchers discovered a local privilege escalation vulnerability affecting the Avast Secure Browser (ASB) updater. This was a first for Avast as never before have four researchers reported the same vulnerability to us; a pleasantRead more