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Grisoft Ewido Anti-Spyware 4

Grisoft Ewido Anti-Spyware is very good at identifying and removing spyware from your PC. We recommend trying the online or free edition for starters.

By July 27, 2006

3.5 stars Editors' rating July 27, 2006

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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


Grisoft AVG Anti-Virus 7.1 Professional Single Edition

AVG Anti-Virus 7.1 Professional Single Edition is a solid, no-frills virus scanner. But you'll need to purchase antispyware software and a firewall for complete protection.

By April 6, 2006

2.5 stars Editors' rating April 6, 2006

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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


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


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


Grisoft offers free rootkit fighting tool

AVG Anti-Rootkit can detect and remove malicious software used to hide other nefarious applications on PCs.

By April 10, 2007


Grisoft releases AVG for small businesses

Czech security firm tailors packages to SMEs by adding remote administration tool.

By March 14, 2007


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


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