Avast sold data to Google, Microsoft verbalizes its ceased the practice

The famous Avast antivirus after a investigation found that it has “harvested user” data which is installed nearly on 435 million Windows, Mac and mobile devices globally.

The user data harvested using the browser plugin and then sold to third party companies including Microsoft and Google. But the company claimed that it has stopped this practice.

Most of us are using free Avast Antivirus to protect our privacy from hackers but they failed.

Source – Business Insider India.

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