Microsoft: businesses lost $114bn dealing with software piracy in 2013

Posted on March 15, 2013 • Filed under: Computer Crimes, Counterfeit, Internet

According to pirated software is costing industry in excess of $114 billion, according to a new IDC survey commissioned by Microsoft. Though many consumers and businesses purchase and download pirated software purposely as a way of saving money, the survey revealed that 33% of the software downloaded by businesses came already infected with viruses such as malware and botnets. Read Article

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