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AVG AntiVirus Free 2015

Protect your computer from viruses and malicious programs.

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AVG eyes mobile security with Location Labs deal

The security firm says its planned acquisition of Location Labs will help drive its growing mobile-security efforts.

By 4 September 2014

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Former Mozilla CEO to head security-software maker AVG

Gary Kovacs gets the nod to guide AVG, where he'll be forced to contend with problems not unlike those he faced at Mozilla.

By 31 July 2013

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AVG Anti-Virus Free 2011

AVG Free might've flagged just a little in the past few years, but it's back with a shorter install, better usability, and faster scans.

By 7 June 2012

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Quick Tips: Schedule AVG Anti-Virus scans

Don't cancel your virus scans because they're inconvenient. Reschedule them!

8 June 2012

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AVG to pre-scan Livewire's Android market

Android may not have the walled garden of the iPhone, but a new partnership between AVG and Livewire looks to make third-party markets more secure without sacrificing openness.

By 10 May 2012

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Correction: AVG now blocks tracking ads, monitors Wi-Fi connections

This story originally reported that the Do-Not-Track add-on could only be installed with the AVG Toolbar. AVG has confirmed that the two are separate installations.

By 27 March 2012

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AVG defends mobile app after removal by Microsoft

Standing by its antivirus app for Windows Phone after Microsoft removed it from the Marketplace, AVG has responded to some of the complaints leveled against the software.

By 13 September 2011

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Windows Phone Marketplace boots AVG app

After two researchers assert that AVG's antivirus software for Windows Phone is "scareware," Microsoft removes the app from its marketplace.

By 10 September 2011

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How AVG keeps your computer safe

The world's most downloaded free antivirus program is headquartered in Prague, but the heart of AVG pumps computer security from the Czech Republic's other major city, Brno. CNET editor Seth Rosenblatt tours the campus to see how AVG builds its antivirus protection.

By 25 June 2011

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AVG launches cloud-based storage service

Security company launches LiveKive, cloud-based storage that lets people sync their computers with the service and share them across different devices.

By 8 April 2011