Experts agree that one of the items that you should not buy used is software. Read the article.
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.
Pirated software available on ebay is often filled with malware, viruses and other infections. Be sure to only purchase legitimate software through bay or other auction sites.Read the article.
Be cautious with your installation of software on mobile devices. Illegitimate developers can make their malware laden software look like legitimate games, utilities or applications. Read this cautionary tale.
Small businesses business stand to lose the most from using pirated software. Learning more about software asset management and pricing alternatives for legitimate products should help them understand and avoid the risks. Read the article.
A look at what motivates people to use pirated software and its impact on the rest of society. Read the article.