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A Comparison of AVG vs BullGuard by the Spyshakers.com Team Editors

A custom antivirus comparison of AVG vs BullGuard by the
Spyshakers.com Team Editors (accurate as of April 24, 2014).


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Versions:

AVG Free 2014 - AVG is very popular for their free version. The free version provides advanced antivirus and spyware scanning on your PC. It should be noted that AVG is for PC only.

AVG Antivirus 2014 - Antivirus 2014 is the entry level paid AVG product. It provides additional features not found in the free version. These features include a scan of files before you open them for additional protection, scanning social media links to prevent social media viruses, and mobile device protection.

AVG Internet Security 2014 - Internet Security 2014 includes all the features found in Antivirus 2014 with additional features such as a firewall and optimized video streaming for faster movie downloads online!

AVG Premium Security 2014 - Includes all of the features of Internet Security 2014 with additional features such as a PC Optimization and proactive identity theft recognition.
Versions:

BullGuard Antivirus 2014 - BullGuard Antivirus 2014 is the entry level product. It includes antivirus for your PC, a spam filter, and built-in scanning of all websites visited to protect you against hijacked or malicious websites.

BullGuard Internet Security 2014 - The Internet Security includes quite a few upgrades over the standard antivirus version. Upgrades include a firewall, a game mode (which puts Bullguard into stealth mode while playing games), parental control options, a PC Tuneup and online backup options.
Strengths:

AVG is a super popular antivirus program and AVG leverages that popularity to your advantage. Any new threat found by an AVG customer gets pushed out to warn everyone using AVG with the Community Protection Network.
AVG LinkScanner Surf Shield checks every suspect website before viewing to prevent malware from executing.
Proactively checks links on Facebook and Twitter to prevent social media malware.
Strengths:

BullGuard scored a 6 out of 6 in protection against malware threats which is the highest score offered by AV-Test.
Safe browsing is a nice feature which checks all links in search results and on Facebook providing a warning if a link contains a malware or phishing threat.
The price is nice. Coming in at under $30 for the entry level antivirus product is lower than most.
Virtual Sandbox:

No. We can't find a virtual sandbox option in AVG.
Virtual Sandbox:

No. We do not see a virtual sandbox option in BullGuard.
PC Optimization:

Yes. AVG Quick Tune degragments the hard drive and cleans up the registry. AVG Accelerator optimizes file compression for increased internet browsing speeds. AVG System tools optimizes PC resources.
PC Optimization:

Yes. Comes with PC Tuneup functionality for optimizing your computer.
Backups / Online Storage:

Yes. Although not in the product feature list, AVG offers a service called LiveKive which provides online backup for free up to 5GB.
Backups / Online Storage:

Yes. 5GB of Online Backup to keep your most important data, photos, music, etc backed up.
Parental Control:

Yes. For $.99 extra, AVG Family Safety can be accessed which provides in-depth features such as internet scheduling, monitoring for cyber-bullying, tracking social media activity, blocking adult websites, and more.
Parental Control:

Yes. BullGuard Internet Security 2014 blocks access to suspicious websites, limits children internet time and monitors their activity to prevent cyber bullying and adult content viewing.
Chat / IM Protection:

Yes. AVG Online Shield monitors links sent within chat venues. Files sent within ICQ, MSN and Yahoo! Instant Messenger.
Chat / IM Protection:

No. We can't find any specific chat / IM monitoring with BullGuard.
Customer Support:

Support is available via phone and online chat.
Customer Support:

BullGuard has forums, live chat, and email for support.
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