AVG Privacy Report

Privacy Rating
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With AVG’s antivirus software, users need to turn Data Safe on to encrypt their data at rest and across the entire network. In addition, AVG has been the victim of a zero-day attack in the past, and the company keeps unnecessary user information such as their IP address, browser type, and more, sharing it with third parties.


In Transit Yes
At rest? Yes, with Data Safe add on
All network communications and capabilities? Yes, with Data Safe add on

Security Updates

Automatic, regular software/ firmware updates? No
Product available to use during updates? No


Mandatory password? Yes
Two-Factor authentication? Yes
Multi-Factor authentication? Yes

Vulnerability Management

Point of contact for reporting vulnerabilities? sec.report@avg.com
Bug bounty program? No

Privacy Policy

Link https://www.avg.com/en-us/privacy
Specific to device? No
Readable? Yes
What data they log Name, address, email address, phone number, login account number and password, social media account, payment information, IP address, operating system, hardware, city/country of device, browser, network, applications running and cookies.
What data they don’t log n/a
Can you delete your data? Yes
Third-party sharing policies Shares information with third parties.


Log camera device/ app footage n/a
Log microphone device/ app n/a
Location tracking device/ app n/a

Parental Controls

Are there parental controls? No

Company History

Any security breaches/ surveillance issues in past? Yes
Did they do anything to fix it? Yes

Additional Security Features

Anything like privacy shutters, privacy zones, etc.? n/a