The bridge between gaming and data privacy
Malwarebytes is a widely used anti-virus and anti-malware program from Malwarebytes Inc. The software includes an integrated mechanism that can assess the hosts file as malicious. These misleading messages from malwarebytes refer to the presence of supposedly unauthorized versions where entries are present in the hosts file.
In January 2020, it emerged that Avast misused customer data and sold data from a total of 435 million active users to various companies. This affected approx. 100 million devices
In addition to a function in Avast Internet Security that records all user steps (which menu has been clicked, what action has been taken?), there are other things in Avast's software that, point out with a large logo within their program how they "protect our privacy". In this sense, consumers are simply lied to.