Counterfeit Software on the Rise, Poses New Risks to Consumers

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    Consumer reports of counterfeit software, often riddled with viruses, have doubled over the past two years, and today Microsoft is holding a Consumer Action Day to highlight the risks of counterfeits and connect people with resources that can help them. Most digital anti-piracy actions are driven by consumers, in cooperation with Microsoft and regional law enforcement agencies.
    As head of global anti-piracy enforcement for Microsoft, David Finn leads a team of lawyers, paralegals, investigators and forensic specialists working with governments, businesses, partners and customers to ensure that people are protected from the perils of non-genuine software

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