How postal inspectors tracked and ultimately stopped one man from distributing pirated 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.
One mans story about his decision to stop pirating software and why he started using pirated software in the first place. Read the article.
Carnegie Mellon computer science professor describes pirated software as “a very good vector for cyber attacks,” compares distribution of malicious code via free downloads to facilitating burglary by handing out free door locks. Read the article.
The “benefits” of using illegal software pale in comparison to the cost of dealing with malware that may be bundled with it. Read the article.
Mac users are not immune from malware. In this article, security experts discuss some vulnerabilities, recommend installing software updates as quickly as possible after patches become available. Read the article.