Two days ago Grisoft, developer of the AVG family of security software products released the second beta edition of AVG 8.O for Windows for public testing. AVG 8.0 offers a completely new multi-threaded scanning engine that combines anti-virus and anti-spyware while retaining the product’s signature small footprint and scanning efficiency. Additional protection is provided in the form of safe searching and safe surfing protection acquired through the recent purchase of Exploit Prevention Labs, rootkit detection, basic security for MSN and ICQ instant messaging, and detection of malware-infected files on websites. Windows users interested in participating in this public beta can register and download the software from AVG BETA SITE.
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”This new version of AVG significantly extends the protection available to our users”, said Karel Obluk, chief technology officer for AVG. “We believe that this additional online protection, along with the redesigned user interface, will provide simpler, more effective protection against today’s Internet threats– real-time protection in a real-time world.”So if you are interested in downloading this beta version of Avg you can download it from here.