by October 7, 2011 0 comments

AVG Technologies today announced the availability of AVG Internet Security 2012, the latest edition of its market leading internet security software. Adding new protection technologies, computer performance enhancements and content download acceleration, AVG 2012 is lighter, faster and smaller than any previous AVG product.

“Ease 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.”

In addition to AVG’s multi-layered protection, utilizing signature-based antivirus, heuristics and behavior-based threats detection, AVG 2012 comes with the all-new AVG Accelerator and AVG Advisor features as well as additional protection technologies.

AVG Accelerator optimizes file and video downloads on selected sites to minimize waiting time. Responding to our users’ request for a fast and smooth content download while online, AVG Accelerator enhances user experience to provide peace of mind.

AVG Advisor constantly monitors the computer and proactively advises the user with available remedies and optimization possibilities for various computer problems they may have.

“AVG 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, CTO 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 performance.”

Key footprint achievements of AVG 2012 compared to previous AVG Internet Security 2011:
50% smaller download size and faster install time
45% reduction in disk space on average
20% less processes and memory usage
10% faster load time

Complementing this new product release, AVG Internet Security 2012 also includes the integrated security firewall and AVG LinkScanner that provides users peace of mind when browsing, shopping and banking. Internet Security 2012 fully integrates with AVG’s ecosystem of security and Internet lifestyle products and applications, and it is now available for download at

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