Avast is an anti-virus programme designed to clean and guard your computer against viruses and malicious software (malware).Your computer can be infected by downloads from the internet, email attachments, or transfers from removable media (like flash sticks). Avast is free to register and includes automatic programme and virus-definition updates. After a quick installation, you will be able to search for and remove viruses from your computer and protect it from future infection. This tool comes with information on the installation of Avast and required reading on protecting your computer from viruses, malware and hackers

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This tool is included in Security in-a-box

The Security in-a-box toolkit was created to meet the digital security and privacy needs of advocates and human rights defenders. Security in-a-box includes a How-to Booklet which addresses a number of important digital security issues. It also provides a collection of Hands-on Guides each with a particular freeware or open source software tool, as well as instructions on how you can use that tool to secure your computer, protect your information or maintain the privacy of your internet communication.

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