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AVG Intros Secure Browser for Windows Phones

The software only runs on Windows Phone 7.5 Mango and higher, and only allows safe websites to be accessed, based on AVG's LinkScanner product. There are also parental controls that allows parents to block certain content categories.

The approach of the secure "Family Safety" browser is somewhat limited as it cannot replace Internet Explorer as the default browser on Windows Phones and users will have to register for an account to go beyond simple features that only include protection from malware, phishing pornography and proxy/anonymizer web services. AVG says that it currently monitors more than 60 million websites.

AVG also offers the browser for iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch with iOS versions 4.3 or higher. The Family Safety browser is currently only available in English.