AVG Extends Partnership with Yahoo

AVG continues to bring the rich Yahoo Search experience to its customers

Jul 31, 2014, 08:30 ET from AVG Technologies

AMSTERDAM and SAN FRANCISCO, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AVG Technologies N.V. (NYSE: AVG), the online security company for 182 million active users, today announced it has renewed its search and distribution partnership with Yahoo!, Inc.

AVG Secure Search, provided by AVG and Yahoo since 2012, helps protect users from dangerous websites and online threats using AVG's LinkScanner® technology. Under the renewed three-year agreement, AVG will continue to offer AVG Secure Search through its partnership with Yahoo across both mobile and desktop platforms worldwide.

"The partnership between AVG and Yahoo has given millions of people protection from the latest online threats - no matter what they do on their PC, laptop, tablet or smartphone," said Andrew Reid, General Manager of Platform at AVG Technologies. "This relationship continues to align with AVG's focus on online security and privacy for devices, data, and people."

AVG customers worldwide will continue to benefit from the AVG Secure Search experience and it will continue to help users proactively avoid infected web sites.

"This continued partnership expands Yahoo's global reach across platforms and combines the power of Yahoo's search with AVG's security services," said Mason Ng, Vice President of Search Distribution at Yahoo.

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About AVG Technologies (NYSE: AVG)

AVG is the online security company providing leading software and services to secure devices, data and people.  AVG has over 182 million active users, as of June 30, 2014, using AVG's products and services including Internet security, performance optimization, and personal privacy and identity protection. By choosing AVG's products, users become part of a trusted global community that engages directly with AVG to provide feedback and offer mutual support to other customers.

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