The internet presents users with many powerful utilities that enhance content research, communication, and several other features. The worldwide web otherwise called browsing is perhaps the most commonly used feature on the internet. However, the ever-increasing cybersecurity challenges pose a threat to users of the internet. Many malicious websites inject malware and dangerous codes into browsers. Some websites trick the user into entering their personal information and pass them over to others. This program aims to protect the user from online threats while using the internet.
The program presents the user with two functions for protection from online threats. These are the “Search Shield” and the “Surf Shield.” The duo works together to keep the user away from infected and malicious websites on the internet. Besides installing on the system, the program can also integrate with compatible web browsers through the AVG Safe Search extension. The interface allows the user to adjust the settings of the program at any time.
AVG LinkScanner is licensed as freeware for PC or laptop with Windows 32 bit and 64 bit operating system. It is in security related category and is available to all software users as a free download.