AVG was founded in 1992 in Prague, Czech Republic. The company was acquired by Avast in 2016, but the parent company continued to make AVG-branded software after the acquisition. Since November 2022, the brand is owned by GenDigital.
There are AVG products for home users and businesses running the Windows, Mac OS and Android platforms.
AVG joined AV-Comparatives’ Main Test Series in 2005.