AVG LinkScanner 12.0 Build 1815

A trustworthy and powerful application that enables you to securely browse the web, visit social networking pages and avoid infected websites
AVG LinkScanner
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AVG LinkScanner is a real-time webpage scanner designed to detect suspicious websites and work together with various anti-virus apps to protect you from faulty or rogue messages.

Safely browse the web and prevent infection with malware, spyware and viruses

AVG LinkScanner automatically check every webpage even before you open it and enables you to stay protected and defend your personal data against various online threats. The Search results provide security ratings for each link and allows you to know which websites you can trust and which to avoid.

In other words, AVG LinkScanner is capable to pro-actively prevent infection by checking website even before you try to load them in your browser, detect untrusted websites and block the access to the page.

Unobtrusive app with an intuitive interface and easy-to-install browser add-ons

AVG LinkScanner lives in your Mac’s status bar and together with its browser add-ons, quietly scans pages and offers you ratings for all site. Consequently, you can assess the security level of any website before opening thanks to the four levels of safety ratings granted by AVG LinkScanner.

The ratings are color-coded and makes it easy for you to instantly realize which websites you can trust and which not. What is more, AVG LinkScanner seamless works with numerous search engines such as Google, Bing, Yahoo! and other popular providers.

Configure AVG LinkScanner according to your preferences and enjoy a safe and clean web

From AVG LinkScanner’s status bar menu, you can hide or show AVG LinkScanner, check for updates and open the LinkScanner Settings window with just a click of a mouse button. AVG LinkScanner main window enables you to check the status of the provided services and manually configure each of them based on your needs.

As follows, you can enable or disable the Secure Search feature, install the required browser extension, turn on or off the Secure Browsing and decide which connections you want to block. With the help of the Update Manager, you can keep AVG LinkScanner updated at all times.

Reviewed by , last updated on May 21st, 2014

file size:
23.3 MB
license type:
developed by:
AVG Technologies
operating system(s):
Mac OS X 10.6 or later
binary format:
Intel only
Home \ Security
download hub:
Anti-phishing Protection
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What's New in version 9.0.0 Build 827 Beta 3
  • Alert messages are now centered
  • Position of notifications is configurable
  • Fixed behavior of component status icons
  • Agent is now started automatically
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AVG LinkScanner is a software solution designed to provide Secure Browsing (Web surfing protection) and Secure Search ...

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