AVG and Yahoo! Team Up on Secure Search

                   AVG and Yahoo! Team Up on Secure Search

PR Newswire


AMSTERDAM and SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --AVG Technologies
N.V. (NYSE: AVG), the provider of Internet and mobile security to 143 million
active users, today announced a new Search and Distribution relationship with
Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ: YHOO).

AVG Secure Search, now also powered by Yahoo!, protects users from dangerous
websites and online threats, via AVG's LinkScanner® technology. Under this
agreement, AVG is now offering their customers more choice when it comes to
search providers; and Yahoo! is extending its search presence to even more

"AVG is excited to team up with Yahoo! to help provide Internet users with
peace of mind when searching the web or accessing their favorite online
properties," said JR Smith, CEO, AVG Technologies. "This relationship
represents a shift from the company's previous strategy of entering into
exclusive search agreements in its search and advertising services business.
Consumers have many choices when it comes to how they access the Internet, and
our objective is simply to keep them secure, each step of the way."

"Internet users everywhere want to be able to access online content easily
without having to worry about security threats," said Shashi Seth, senior vice
president of Connections at Yahoo!. "We're committed to providing a rich
search experience to AVG users and see this relationship as a strategic way
for us to enrich and broaden our search footprint moving forward."

Conference Call Information

AVG will hold a conference call today at 23:00 CET/5:00 p.m. ET/2:00 p.m. PT.
The conference call may be accessed via webcast at http://investors.avg.com or
by calling +1 (877) 941-1427 (United States and Canada) or +1 (480) 629-9664

A replay of the webcast can be accessed via http://investors.avg.com.
Additionally, an audio replay of the conference call will be available through
December 20, 2012 by calling +1 (800) 406-7325 (United States and Canada) or
+1 (303) 590-3030 (International), (conference passcode required: 4582186#).

Forward-Looking Statements

This press release contains forward-looking statements within the Private
Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Words such as "expects," "outlook",
"expectation," "intends," "assumes," "believes" and "estimates," variations of
such words and similar expressions are also intended to identify
forward-looking statements. These forward-looking statements involve risks and
uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from those
contemplated herein. Factors that could cause or contribute to such
differences include but are not limited to: changes in the company's growth
strategies; changes in the company's future prospects, business development,
results of operations and financial condition; changes to the online and
computer threat environment and the endpoint security industry; competition
from local and international companies, new entrants in the market and changes
to the competitive landscape; the adoption of new, or changes to existing,
laws and regulations; flaws in the assumptions underlying the calculation of
the number of the company's active users; the termination of or changes to the
company's relationships with its partners, including Google, and other third
parties; changes in the company's and its partners' responses to privacy
concerns; the ability for the company to successfully diversify its portfolio
of search partners; the company's plans to launch new products and online
services and monetize its full user base; the company's ability to attract and
retain active and subscription users; the company's ability to retain key
personnel and attract new talent; the company's ability to adequately protect
its intellectual property;flaws in the company's internal controls or IT
systems; the company's geographic expansion plans; the anticipated costs and
benefits of the company's acquisitions; the outcome of ongoing or any future
litigation or arbitration, including litigation or arbitration relating to
intellectual property rights; the company's legal and regulatory compliance
efforts; and worldwide economic conditions and their impact on demand for the
company's products and services. Given these risks and uncertainties, you
should not place undue reliance on these forward-looking statements.

Further information on these factors and other risks that may affect the
company's business is included in filings AVG makes with the Securities and
Exchange Commission (SEC) from time to time, including its Annual Report on
Form 20-F, particularly under the heading "Risk Factors".

These documents are available online from the SEC or in the Investor Relations
section of our website at http://investors.avg.com. Information on our website
is not part of this release. All forward-looking statements in this press
release are based on information currently available to us, and we assume no
obligation to update these forward-looking statements in light of new
information or future events.

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About AVG Technologies (NYSE: AVG)

AVG's mission is to simplify, optimize and secure the Internet experience,
providing peace of mind to a connected world. AVG's powerful yet easy-to-use
software and online services put users in control of their Internet
experience. By choosing AVG's software and services, users become part of a
trusted global community that benefits from inherent network effects, mutual
protection and support. AVG has grown its user base to 143 million active
users as of September 30, 2012 and offers a product portfolio that targets the
consumer and small business markets and includes Internet security, PC
performance optimization, online backup, mobile security, identity protection
and family safety software.


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SOURCE AVG Technologies NV

Website: http://www.avg.com
Contact: HQ, Ricardo Adame, Ricardo.Adame@avg.com, or United States, Ally
Zwahlen, Ally.Zwahlen@avg.com, or Investor Relations, Anne Marie McCauley,
AnneMarie.McCauley@avg.com, all of AVG Technologies
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