Software infections are increasingly complicated in their approach. This is an example for how two malware programs work together to remain on computers. This is a particular danger to businesses that allow portable drives to be connected. As always, be sure to protect yourself against infection from such connections with policies, protection software and training to prevent such issues.
That 40% you save on softwareCould Cost You
Everyone loves a bargain. But that too-good-to-be-true price on the latest software could end up costing you time, money and business.
Using pirated softwareputs your data and privacy at risk
Pirated software often includes malicious code that swipes your financial and personal data, and can even activate your webcam.
33% of software is counterfeitand the malware market is $114 billion
A malware investigation conducted by IDC and commissioned by Microsoft alleges 33% of software is counterfeit and sizes the malware market at $114 billion.
BSA Applauds Conviction of Baltimore Resident Who Sold More than $4 Million in Pirated Software. Read about it.-
PCWorld has five excellent tips that any individuals or company can put in place to help secure their computers. One of the suggestions to to ensure your software is up-to-date with security patches. These patches will not be available if you are using pirated software.
Xiang Li sold over $100 million worth of pirated software to more than 400 customers worldwide.
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Pirated software, malware and other illegitimate software uses are key issues related to information security breaches. Read the report.