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grisoft

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Grisoft modifies its free AVG product after complaints

AVG 8.0 no longer downloads the home page of every search result returned by Google, Yahoo, and MSN, and now uses a blacklist to check sites for malware.

By July 9, 2008

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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 September 9, 2011

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Grisoft acquires Exploit Prevention Labs

Fourth-largest antivirus software vendor adds Exploit Prevention Labs' LinkScanner family of safe-browsing applications to its product offerings.

By December 5, 2007

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AVG LinkScanner can detect malicious short URLs

AVG updates free LinkScanner tool to scan the shortened URLs that are popular on sites like Twitter, then block any attempts to direct users to malicious Web pages.

By October 13, 2009

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Buzz Out Loud 861: Ice blue and the hot breaths

We've got a host of Black Friday news today, like Apple retail stores matching online promotions, Sony still refuses to lower the price on the PS3.

By November 26, 2008

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AVG update cripples some Windows XP systems

A false positive tags a Windows system file as malware, leaving some versions of Windows XP unable to reboot.

By November 11, 2008

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AVG flags ZoneAlarm as malware

A false positive causes some AVG antivirus software users to think they are under attack from a new Trojan horse.

By October 15, 2008

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Haute Secure blocks Web threats

A new, free tool to block recently compromised Web sites emerges from beta. We found it to be a useful product, but not without drawbacks.

By March 7, 2008

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Why are criminals still exploiting an old patched vulnerability?

Nearly two years after Microsoft issued a patch, enough systems remain vulnerable that criminals are still including this exploit--and others--in their bag of tricks.

By January 10, 2008

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Massive SQL-based Web attack decoded

New details have emerged about the attack over the weekend; some speculate it was automated.

By January 9, 2008