• Russia, Turkey Top List Of Riskiest Places To Surf The Web

    According to a study just released by security company AVG, Internet users in Russia and Turkey have the greatest chance of being attacked by viruses, with the average chance of a web surfer falling prey to an attack being at one in 10 and and one in 15, respectively. The security company looked at virus vulnerability in 100+ million PCs in 144 countries during the last week of July of this year. Read More

  • AVG Takes 20% Stake In Zbang, Makers Of The Ultimate Social Inbox

    Such a silly name for such an amazing product. Those were my thoughts after interviewing the founder and CEO of Zbang, an Israeli startup that is building the communication platform I’ve been genuinely longing for. Think of it as a universal social media inbox, like Threadsy, Inbox2 or MailSuite but an inch closer to perfection. Zbang is a desktop application that enables users to… Read More

  • TA Associates Shells Out $200 Million For Minority Stake In AVG Technologies

    Private equity firm TA Associates has acquired a 25 percent stake in security software company AVG Technologies for $200 million. According to reports, the ownership was purchased from AVG’s shareholders and investors, including Intel Capital, and Benson Oak Capital, and Enterprise Investors, which remains the largest shareholder of AVG with 34 percent of shares. Founded in 1991… Read More