Software application acquired from reputable sources can be incredibly costly. Lots of people who may need such will face the cost as a hurdle in buying a genuine software. This is the reason why some resort to pirated software. As of now, there is indeed a lot of pirated or counterfeit for any software needed but we recommended for you to think thrice before taking the plunge and buying that!
Here are some of the reasons why:
Lack of Updates
Yes, you got that software you need but surely, in just a matter of weeks or months, it will be outdated and you won’t receive any more option to update it and enjoy new features. Running outdated software opens up the risk of cyberattack which can compromise your security.
The software application itself likewise presents safety and security risks. A lot of pirated software will present different unauthorized ads and pop ups which will lead you to websites that can directly infiltrate your computer and pose a risk.
It Is Illegal
Unbeknownst to a lot of people, buying pirated software is a crime and a lot of companies are now taking steps to stop this. So, even as a consumer, we must be very wary that we only buy genuine software.
It’s Not Worth It
You’re saving a bit of money in buying the illegal version but for what? You will soon wonder why you didn’t just purchase a genuine software which comes with dedicated support everytime you encounter a problem. Genuine software also comes with auto-updates and new features as well as security management which will put a halt on cyber attacks.
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