AVG Security Toolbar

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
AVG Security Toolbar
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AVG Security Toolbar 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 Security Toolbar 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 Security Toolbar 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.

Reviewed by , last updated on November 11th, 2013

file size:
301 KB
developed by:
AVG Technologies
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operating system(s):
Windows All
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AVG Security Toolbar

Application description

AVG Security Toolbar is a browser plugin designed to protect you from infected websites while you're surfing the Inter...

Users are advised to pay attention while installing this ad-supported application:

  • Offers to change the homepage for web browsers installed in the system
  • Offers to change the default search engine for web browsers installed in the system

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