You should be scared when you use avast for many reasons that are not only related to malware.I was just notified by Avast that I have a "privacy issue", since my IP address is visible.
Guess I should buy their VPN or something...
Can such ads be considered borderline scareware? What are your thoughts on this matter?
Not everyone feels comforable with using Windows Firewall with Advanced Security, or it's not as easy for new Avast users.Block avastGUI.exe in firewall outgoing rule and all ads are gone.
Imagine that popping up on a streamers screen, and all of the prank calls they'd get...One of the Many Avast Popups that attempt to scare people I feel, of course I know it's really trying to sell there Secureline VPN, Dudes if I wanted it, I would've bought it a long time ago. I know they have to make money to keep providing the free edition, but where does the line draw--it's ridicoulous