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Investcorp from Bahrein acquires German AV vendor Avira

[German]The German Avira GmbH & Co. KG from Tettnang, which sells anti-virus solutions under the name Avira, is being acquired by the investor group Investcorp from the Kingdom of Bahrain. Advertising

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Security: Avira Optimizer allows privilege escalation

[German]Users of the virus protection solution receive the Avira Optimizer installed in newer versions. Up to the version before 1.2.0.367, this contains a vulnerability that allows privileges escalation. The Avira developers have now fixed this vulnerability with the version mentioned … Continue reading

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PUP: AVIRA adds Aviara Launcher to paid version

[German article]German antivirus vendor Avira has begun recently to deliver Avira Launcher with it’s paid version of Avira antivirus software. Users are complaining about this step. Advertising

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