AVG AntiVirus FREE recognized for performing well in the independent testing organization’s 2021 tests
AVG, a leader in consumer cybersecurity, today announced that AVG AntiVirus FREE has been recognized as an Outstanding Product. The recognition comes from AV-Comparatives, an independent testing organization that conducts systematic testing of security software. At the end of every year, AV-Comparatives releases a Summary Report, awarding products that scored highest in their Consumer Main Series Tests throughout the year.
AVG AntiVirus FREE received AV-Comparatives 2021 Outstanding Product award as it received Advanced+ Awards in six tests carried out by AV-Comparatives in its Public Consumer Main Test Series in 2021, and an Advanced Award in the Real-World Protection test. Additionally, AVG AntiVirus FREE received a joint Gold Award for Advanced Threat Protections.
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“In all of our 2021 tests, AVG AntiVirus FREE received top scores making it an outstanding product,” commented Andreas Clementi, Founder and CEO of AV-Comparatives. “The program’s interface is modern and straightforward to use and we like the informative malware detection alerts, which allow users to manage multiple detections from a simple alert box.”
“We are proud of how well AVG AntiVirus FREE performed, especially considering that it outscored paid-for competitive products,” said Vita Santrucek, Chief Product Officer at Avast, the company behind AVG. “We believe that everyone should be able to live a connected life with peace of mind and our free solution allows people to do just that.”
In 2021, AV-Comparatives performed rigorous tests of 17 consumer security products. All the programs were tested for their ability to protect against real-world internet threats, identify thousands of recent malicious programs, defend against advanced targeted attacks, and provide protection without slowing down the PC.
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