AVG antivirus has a modern, simple interface that is user-friendly. When it launches, it shows an overview of your device’s security status with clear messages that tell you if the software’s virus definitions are up to date and if the security suite is active. AVG also looks for malware and other threats on external storage, and performs an enhancement of performance to speed up the system by removing unwanted data and prolonging battery life.

The premium plans of AVG provide more robust features that provide an overall better security experience. The paid plan, for instance includes anti-ransomware to safeguard your data and files from hackers who extort cash through hacking into your device. In addition, AVG Ultimate includes web and email protection to prevent attacks of phishing and spam. A file shredder can be found, as are better security for banking and webcams.

AVG users can avail of a variety of free features, such as a photo vault that stores photos in an www.winfieldparker.com/technology/introducing-the-new-instagram-auto-likes-by-igautolike/ encoded format, as well as a cleaner to optimize Android devices through the removal of junk files. However, most of the other features are available only to paying subscribers. This includes an identity protection feature that monitors passwords that have been leaked and the capability to remotely track a stolen phone and more sophisticated anti-theft features such as a camera trap that secretly captures photos of any person who attempts to take the device.

AVG’s powerful protection against malware is supported by a solid record in the monthly tests conducted by AV-Test. This includes a flawless score in the most recent test that was conducted between March and April of this year.