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Is Avast Is Blocking Websites?

Avast is a security application that helps to protect your Computer from malware, viruses cyber threats, internet-based threats and attacks. It is one of the most popular and fully-featured antivirus programs that are available for Windows, Android devices, and Apple’s iOS device. This Antivirus program is also known for its Internet Security feature which helps users to block sites and other malicious content on your web browser. The program can block certain websites, even though they are safe or don’t visit them for any reason that could be malicious.

If avast is blocking a website you can disable the Web Shield Module or add that site to your Exclusion List. This will stop the virus protection from scanning and identifying any code present on these websites. This could put your computer or information at risk, therefore it is recommended to add the website to the whitelist.

The main function of avast is to detect and remove malware, spyware such as phishing, ransomware bots, rootkits, Trojans and worms as well as other malicious software. It does this by scrutinizing the computer’s code and looking for suspicious behavior and other signs of infection. If the program detects any of these the indicators, it will notify you and block access to files or websites.

With advanced algorithms, deep learning technology, and exclusive methods, avast will detect and identify potential threats in real-time. The program also comes with a knowledge base and offers email support for paid users, and phone support to free users.

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