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Lawsuit Filed Against Man Suspected for Selling Pirated Software

BSA (Business Software Alliance) has filed a legal suit against a man from Liverpool, UK, on the suspicion that he was selling pirated software online.

According to BSA, John Rothwell apparently sold BSA investigators pirated copies of office and design productivity software worth a total of more than £2,000 for just £29. It has also been found that one pirated application contains 'Hacktool' virus, a malicious program that gathers personal data and transmits it online to a remotely located PC, enabling backdoor access and greatly compromising the security of the infected PC.

BSA filed six different lawsuits against nine people following complaints that iOffer.com was pirating software widely. Rothwell alias 'magician9237' allegedly sold software like Avid Pinnacle Studio Ul...

» SPAMfighter News - 20-11-2008

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