Avira has new Risk Levels

I published a new article in the Avira Techblog: Combined Avira Risk Level

We now have a new risk indicator: Global
This indicator combines the other 3 in the easiest way possible.
One might argue that Malware is more important than phishing and spam.
Maybe, but they are all treated equally in our system. This means that even if we have a Malware outbreak (level 4 and 5), we don’t generate more updates because of this.
So, until we decide to change this, the Global Risk Level remains like this

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Sorin Mustaca
Sorin Mustaca, (ISC)2 CSSLP, CompTIA Security+ and Project+, is working since year 2000 in the IT Security industry and worked between 2003-2014 for Avira as Product Manager for the known products used by over 100 million users world-wide. Today he is an independent IT Security Consultant focusing on Cybersecurity, secure software development and security for IoT and Automotive. He is also running his personal blog Sorin Mustaca on Cybersecurity and is the author of the free eBook Improve your security .

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