AVG Antivirus Review

By Aliza Vigderman Aliza Vigderman, Senior Editor, Industry Analyst & Gabe Turner Gabe Turner, Chief Editor
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Editors Rating:
8.6 /10

What We Like

What We Don't Like

  • Sells browning and search history to advertisers
  • Yearly contracts only

Bottom Line

With a 99.8 percent malware detection rate, AVG is one of the trusted names in antivirus for good reason.
Citations
  1. AV Test. (2020). AV-TEST Product Review and Certification Report – Jul/2020.
    av-test.org/en/antivirus/mobile-devices/android/july-2020/avg-antivirus-free-6.29-202903

  2. The Wall Street Journal. (2016). Avast Software to Buy AVG Technologies for $1.3 Billion.
    wsj.com/articles/avast-software-to-buy-avg-technologies-for-1-3-billion-1467896539

  3. AVG. (2020). Privacy.
    avg.com/en-us/privacy