Updated: 11/12/2023 by Computer Hope
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Avast was founded in 1988 by Eduard Kučera and Pavel Baudiš who encountered the Vienna virus and started developing methods to help protect computers from it and other viruses.

Contact information

Support phone: (866) 951-7679
Sales phone: (800) 581-1081
Czech Republic phone: 00 420 274 005 777
Germany phone: 00 49 (0)7541-9530490
Fax: None or unknown
TDD: None or unknown
Website: Avast official website
E-mail: Avast contact page
Address: Avast Software, Inc.
2625 Broadway St.
Redwood City, CA 94063
Stock: AVAST

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Company news

August 2021 - NortonLifeLock announced in August it was merging with Avast for $8 billion to create a larger cyber security firm.

September 30, 2016 - Avast announced it had acquired a majority stake in AVG and would be operating as a single company as of Monday, October 3, 2016.