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AVG Antivirus 2015

AVG AntiVirus 2015 review

AVG has been on the PC antivirus scene for a long time, and has traditionally been the go-to free antivirus program for ages. Competitors now offer excellent alternatives, but AVG has kept up with the times. We tested AVG AntiVirus 2015 on a Windows 8.1 PC. This entry level security suite covers...
AVG Family Safety

AVG Technologies updates Family Safety web browser for Windows Phone 8

Popular security provider AVG has announced and released an update for its Family Safety app, which now supports Windows Phone 8. If you've not already used the app before, it's been available on Windows Phone 7 since last year, providing a protective solution for those who have children surfing...
AVG responds to WP7 app criticism, accusations

AVG responds to WP7 app criticism, accusations

AVG has taken to their blog to respond to the recent criticism of their Windows Phone 7 security suite. The app has been claimed by 3rd parties to collect and send your GPS information along with any identifying information e.g. email, device make, model, etc. Since the controversy, the app has...
AVG antivirus pulled until investigation completed

AVG antivirus pulled until investigation completed

Just a quick update to our story yesterday regarding the AVG antivirus app, which is claimed to be spyware by Justin Angel, Rafael Rivera and others. Evidently, the app has been pulled by Microsoft until further notice. That doesn't mean they've necessarily found anything that violates the...
Windows Phone AVG antivirus app may be more dangerous than we thought

Windows Phone AVG antivirus app may be more dangerous than we thought

We broke the news the other night about AVG releasing an antivirus suite for Windows Phone. The app seemed harmless enough (and borderline useless to boot), only being able to manually scan photos and music files, while also offering "safe URL" web surfing. Having a useless app is one thing,...
AVG releases first antivirus scanner for Windows Phone 7

AVG releases first antivirus scanner for Windows Phone 7

AVG has been around for quite awhile and have recently entered the growing mobile space (we hear Android is gangbusters for a/v scanners). They've now released a free "suite" for Windows Phones, combining an earlier product (Safe Search) with an actual virus scanner: "Free Security Suite from...