It is an application of the company Avast; its initial launch was in 1988 what was called the beginning of the project, then in 1991 it was the official launch from its headquarters in the Czech Republic.
With this application you can provide security and protection to your mobile devices as well as computers, as it provides you with quite innovative services to protect against viruses, spyware, phishing, malware, spam, firewalls, among others.
Avast gives you the opportunity to have their services for free on devices that have an operating system Android, IOS, Windows, Linux, Mac and also exists in 43 languages.
Without a doubt the Avast antivirus is the most used worldwide, it has all the necessary features to protect your computer from malicious files and also protect your personal data against hackers.
Since 2016 Avast has managed to obtain more than 400 million downloads and almost 40% of the Antivirus market located outside of China. Avast is headquartered in the Czech Republic but also has offices in the USA, China, Germany, Taiwan and South Korea.
The year 2016 was full of achievements for Avast and the most celebrated was the purchase of AVG Technologies, a company that historically was the rival, this cost them about 1300 million dollars.
* Core: It has different kernels that allow you to perform the function of detecting unwanted programs and a series of attack specifications that want to damage your computer.
* Update: Although this is a program that is obtained for free, it is eventually updated several times a day and is established automatically.
* Premium version: In its Premium version it has even more novel options such as: The webcam shield to prevent Hackers from obtaining their personal information from there, and the shield of confidential data to protect them from unauthorized access or viruses.