Avast is collecting its users’ browsing histories and selling the data to third parties, according to a joint investigation by PCMag and Motherboard. This is just the latest example of free antivirus software harvesting data. After all, that free antivirus has to make money somehow. Update: On January 30, 2020, Avast announced it will shut down to its Jumpshot subsidiary, […]

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Windows 10 won’t hassle you to install an antivirus as Windows 7 did. Since Windows 8, Windows now includes a built-in free antivirus called Windows Defender. But is it really the best for protecting your PC–or even just good enough? Windows Defender was originally known as Microsoft Security Essentials back in the Windows 7 days when […]

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