AVG Internet Security 2012 includes the integrated security firewall and AVG LinkScanner utilizing signature-based antivirus protection.
software maker AVG Technologies announced the availability of AVG Internet
Security 2012, the latest edition of its Internet security software. With new
protection technologies, computer performance enhancements and content download
acceleration, AVG 2012 is designed to be lighter, faster and smaller than any
previous AVG product.
for AVG Internet Security 2012 is $54.99; Anti-Virus 2012, $39.99; and Premium
Security 2012, $69.99. The company is also offering a free version of its antivirus
in AVG Internet Security 2012 is an integrated security firewall and AVG
LinkScanner, which provides users with additional security when browsing,
shopping and banking. Internet Security 2012 also fully integrates with AVG's
ecosystem of security and Internet lifestyle products and applications, and it
is available for download via the company's Website.
addition to AVG's multilayered protection, utilizing signature-based antivirus,
heuristics and behavior-based threats detection, AVG 2012 comes with the new
AVG Accelerator and AVG Advisor features as well as additional protection
technologies. Accelerator optimizes file and video downloads on selected sites
to minimize waiting time. Responding to users' request for a fast and smooth
content download while online, Accelerator enhances the Web browsing and
content downloading experience. Advisor monitors the computer and advises the
user with available remedies and optimization possibilities for various
computer problems they may have.
of use, value and trust equal peace of mind," said JR Smith, CEO of AVG
Technologies. "AVG is more than just an antivirus company. We're a secure,
community-driven digital ecosystem dedicated to helping consumers protect
themselves and the things they care about the most. Computers and devices have
become an extension of every individual at work and at play. In today's world,
we're not just securing machines. We're securing people's digital life, or as
we like to say: Providing Peace of Mind to the Connected World."
footprint achievements of AVG 2012 compared with AVG Internet Security 2011
include a 50 percent smaller download size and faster install time, a 45
percent reduction in disk space on average, 20 percent less processes and
memory usage, and a 10 percent faster load time. The AVG 2012 product range is
available in 24 languages and in 170 countries, according to a company press
has 98 million active customers who are constantly helping us improve our
products. Their feedback was analyzed and leveraged on the development of new
products that better serve their needs while connected online," said Yuval
Ben-Itzhak, chief technology officer of AVG Technologies. "We enhanced AVG
Internet Security 2012 as a result of listening to our users, who asked for
peace of mind, better security against threats and an optimized computing