Pirated software a shortcut to malware and worse, says IDC report
According to The Dangerous world of Counterfeit and Pirated Software, pirated and counterfeit software (i.e. unlicensed software and bogus software pretending to be genuine) has become one of the most reliable fast-tracks to the risk of malware infection.
Computer users to spend $ 22 bn battling malware: Microsoft Study
PC users to spend $ 22 bn battling malware: Study
Malware in counterfeit software to cost business $ 114bn in 2013