Avast Software, the global leader in digital security products for consumers and businesses, protects over 400 million people online. Avast offers products under the Avast and AVG brands that address threats from the internet with one of the most advanced threat detection network in the world. Avast digital security products for Mobile, PC or Mac are top-ranked and certified by VB100, AV-Comparatives, AV-Test, OPSWAT, ICSA Labs, West Coast Labs and others. Avast’s roots go back to 1988, when Czech researchers Eduard Kucera and Pavel Baudis encountered the Vienna Virus and began their quest to save the world’s computers from it and others like it. In 2016, Avast acquired AVG Technologies, and now has over 1,000 professionals around the world, working to outsmart those who try to do harm to people on the internet.