AVG is one of the most popular antivirus software programs in the world. It provides a no-cost product that is as effective as other antivirus software. It’s easy to install and use, and its interface is not flashy.
The suite comes with various features to protect you against malware and other cyber-threats, but the majority of them are only accessible if you upgrade to the premium version. AVG’s support center is accessible directly from the client and has forums, how-to pages as well as community-based advice and an online ticket submission form. There’s also an exclusive phone number for premium users, however, it’s only available during normal business hours.
The malware scanner utilizes machine learning and heuristic analysis to identify threats that may slip past traditional signature-based detection systems. It can detect rootkits worms, trojans and other types of malware that could be missed by other scanners. It comes with an automatic scan option, a speedy scan that doesn’t skip files AVG is confident of being safe, and a deeper scan that takes longer, but offers more comprehensive protection.
The antiphishing technology of AVG is highly effective. It also comes with firewalls that can be set up in order to block certain ports or programs. It also includes an optimization tool for devices to eliminate unneeded applications and speed up your PC, and an image vault for passwords. Its enable faster decision making anti-theft tools are far more sophisticated than those of its competitors which allow users to track remotely any lost or stolen device using GPS. You can also set a siren and remotely lock the device, or wipe the data if you suspect someone of taking it.