Avast Teams with Qualcomm to Offer Kernel-Level Mobile Security

Vince Steckler, Avast CEO With more and more mobile devices being used to access business data and applications, mobile security is becoming more critical than ever. To make these devices more secure, mobile and PC security software provider Avast Software (AVST) is teaming up with Qualcomm Technologies (QCOM) to deliver mobile security at the kernel level. Avast plans to integrate Qualcomm’s Snapdragon Smart Protect on-device, machine-learning technology into its security software to address zero-day attacks and allow devices to tell the difference between clean and malicious software applications, according to a press release. Snapdragon is a kernel-level mobile security solution that can detect and classify zero-day and transformed malware in real time at the processor level, according to Avast. The technology uses machine learning-based behavioral analysis to bolster privacy protection…


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