Leaked Documents: Avast antivirus is selling Web browsing data

I don’t use an anti-virus per-se, but I do still use Malwarebytes. I used to use Kaspersky but it was taking too much resources and causing noticeable stutters in firefox.

A dedicated anti-virus is also good for for the less tech savvy crowd. They may be downloading a bunch of suspicious shit, no adblocker and overall just be ignorant to how to stay safe. In those cases I can easily teach them to scan their computer regularly and everything they download. Is it better than defender? No idea. It does bring them peace of mind though.

Thanks to the Courtesy of :

https://www.reddit.com/r/netsec/comments/eupcof/leaked_documents_avast_antivirus_is_selling_web/

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