Antivirus Maker Avast Sold Data on Millions of Users

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Motherboard and PCMag have teamed up to expose antivirus maker Avast’s practice of collecting and selling data on millions of users.

You had ONE JOB! :disappointed:

I’ve been using the free version of Malwarebytes for some time now. I was glad to see you recommend it. In addition to possibly impacting performance, the paid, automatic, version of Malwarebytes costs $40 a year. This may be less than, say Norton, but is still an unnecessary expense. I costs me nothing to run Malwarebytes manually. And I rarely find anything adverse on my system. In fact, macOS has found several questionable files on my system over time, without assistance from a third party app. I wasn’t aware it did this till a warning popped up.