AVG Secure Search18.3.0.885

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A handy extension that uses the AVG services in order to provide you with security information about the current website in order to browse the web safely

editor's review




AVG Secure Search is a useful tool for the users who want to view real time information about a certain web site. If you are worried that some of the visited websites might include malware, this tool can help you.

Since the Internet is one of the greatest sources of malware, it is good to know which sites are safe or might pose a security threat. The AVG Secure Search is designed to check the current website in the online database and report to the user if any threats are detected.

The installer deploys add-ons for Internet Explorer and Firefox in order to display the alerts and provide you with additional services. The tools are displayed on a toolbar that also allows you to search the Internet by using AVG Secure Search.

In order to check the security level for the current website you need to click the Safe button and review the generated report. It includes the overall status, server location and site popularity. You can also load the full website report for additional information and user comments.

The toolbar can analyze the page and tell you which trackers are enabled on a web site in order select the ones you want to block. Additionally, you can browse through a list of known trackers and disable them on all the pages that you open in your browser.

If you want to clear the cookies or delete the browser history you should click on the trash can icon. It also allows you to delete the download history or all the mentioned items with just one click.

Finally, the add-on is able to connect with your Facebook account and display the latest news, notifications or messages in a popup window that allows you to change your status without opening another tab.

To sum up, the AVG Secure Search can provide you with important security details and protect your privacy by deleting cookies and blocking trackers. If you need these features, you should install it on your computer.

AVG Secure Search was reviewed by Sorin Cirneala
Last updated on March 5th, 2015
AVG Secure Search - AVG Secure Search allows users to search the web while making sure that they are kept safe from online threatsAVG Secure Search - The toolbar allows users to view info on the safety of the websites they visit, as long as they are included in the AVG database

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