Computer users, have you used genuine genuine Windows software alias? If not, you need to know how dangerous it is to use pirated software.
Based on the study Dangers of Counterfeit Software Study 2013 by Microsoft, disclosed pirated software is not 100 percent the same as the original software.
What are the dangers of using pirated Windows software?
1. Place the Nest Malware
Pirated software is a malware nesting place. If your computer uses pirated software, the malware easily puts users at risk of theft of confidential information or personal data though.
Not only that, pirated software users also potentially become victims of data theft of bank accounts.
2. Computer Performance and Function Not Max
The use of pirated software has a bad side effect on the performance and functionality of the computer, whether it is in the home or office.
Can not be denied, buy pirated software is cheaper than the original, but if the security and performance is not the maximum would be a separate problem is not it?
3. Virus Attack Destructive Data
The use of pirated software also has the potential to make the device attacked by viruses that can damage or eliminate the stored data.
For that, if you are still using pirated software, make sure to always backup all your data.
4. Place of Viruses
Do you know, in addition to the virus, apparently pirated software can also be a virus hive. For that, you need to always update the antivirus installed on your device.
5. No Software Update
Another danger of pirated software is the lack of software updates.
Just to note, Microsoft always presents patch updates on their software. Well, when the patch is updated there is usually an update or update that closes the security gaps.
While not so with pirated software. This makes pirated software vulnerable to viruses, malware, and other cyber attacks.