Pirated Software – Host for Malware Threats, BSA
Security firm Business Software Alliance (BSA) warned the Internet users to be excessively cautious while purchasing software at a discounted rate or while downloading free-of-cost software from some unknown website.
BSA, in its report "Online Software Scams: A Threat to Your Personal Security", has addressed the mounting scope of Internet piracy, its relation with the identity theft and various other types of Internet crimes such as malware and virus infections.
As per the report, consumers might be very relieved on buying free or discounted software from any unidentified website, but there are always high chances that they might have received an inferior product that have been compromised. Such software can...
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