Microsoft: Pirates at high risk of malware infection

Web-based attacks are on the rise, but according to Microsoft security researchers, the risks involved with casual browsing are nothing compared to the dangers of downloading and sharing illicit software, videos, music, and other media.In the latest edition of the Microsoft Security Intelligence Report, published on Monday, Redmond’s Trustworthy Computing Group warns of a growing trend of malware infection via “unsecure supply chains,” which the report defines as “the websites, protocols, and other channels by which software and media are informally distributed.”
http://www.theregister.co.uk/2012/10/10/ms_security_intel_report_v13/

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