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AVG offers free license and another false positive

Just as I was writing this post with positive news for AVG users, I was notified about this article at the Register that mentions that AVG is now also detecting non-existing viruses in Adobe Flash:  AVG, the popular anti-virus package, has falsely identified Adobe Flash as potentially malicious. The snafu comes just days after AVG […]

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AVG virus scanner removes critical Windows file

Important note: be sure to read all the way down to the end of the article for the latest updates. Since publishing this article, AVG has offered a free license to all affected users; more about that here.  An update for the AVG virus scanner released yesterday contained an incorrect virus signature, which led it […]

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