AVG Internet Security comes with a variety of valuable features including a LinkScanner that analyses how secure the websites you visit are. This scanner also assesses links on social platforms like Twitter and Facebook.
AVG also comes with a gaming mode which allows you to turn off scheduled scans and updates when you are playing video games such that you do not experience any interference, lag or reduction in the frame rate. AVG Internet Security includes a function that enables users to schedule virus scans and choose what parts of their system they want to check. Plus, there is an option of running separate scans to identify rootkits.
This application also protects the data of its users by preventing data theft through assessing the behavior of installed software applications and blocking any suspicious activity. It also includes a File Shredder tool that permanently deletes files from your PC. There is also payment protection for when a user is banking or shopping. AVG can block spam, scams, and avoid duplicate websites. It also comes with Webcam Protection, which enables only trusted applications to access your webcam and warns you in case anything suspicious is trying to access your webcam. Additionally, it protects your PC against hackers. It features an enhanced firewall that ensures all your files and photos are safe.
AVG Internet Security has a free version and a paid version. The paid version comes with extra functionality such as the Online Shield which protects against downloading any potentially dangerous files. A Data Safe tool that encrypts personal files with a password. Furthermore, the paid version has an anti-spam filter and firewall for your email. AVG Internet Security is a high-quality antivirus program that is easy to use and has a highly intuitive user interface.
Other key features include anti-phishing, cloud-based threat detection, and free online support. With Cloud-based threat detection, whenever AVG Internet Security comes across an unknown threat on a user’s computer, it quickly analyses it, creates a solution, then pushes the solution out to all its users so that everyone is better protected. It also regularly releases security updates as well as new features. You can try AVG Internet Security for free and after the trial period ends, you would have to pay a fee to continue using it.
What’s more, it does not consume a lot of PC resources. AVG Internet Security is compatible with all Windows computers including Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8, and Windows 10. The paid versions can cover other devices like smartphones and tablets. It supports Android 2.2 or more and the OSX Mountain Lion or above operating system. One subscription can cover all the computers in a household so every PC in a family can be protected. Lastly, the program is easy to install.