AVG is an antivirus software developed by the company Czech AVG Technologies , available for operating systems Windows and Linux , among others.The trade name for security software AVG Technologies is AVG, which comes from its first product, Anti-Virus Guard. an AVG Technologies is a private company formed in Czech in January of 1991 by Gritzbach and Tomas Hofer . In early September of 2005 , the company was bought by Intel Corporation . On April 19th of 2006 , the network ewido became part of the group of AVG Technologies .On November 6th of 2006 , Microsoft announced that AVG products would be available directly from the Security Center Windows Vista .
From June 7 of 2006 , the AVG software has also been used as an optional component of GFI’s Email Security has produced by GFI Software. On December 5, 2007, AVG announced the acquisition of Exploit Prevention Labs, developer of LinkScanner Safe Browsing makes the technology. On February 8, 2008, Grisoft announced that they would change the name of the company Grisoft to AVG Technologies. This change was made to increase the effectiveness of their marketing activities.