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Counterfeit software likely to contain viruses

Results of a recent study conducted by the International Data Corporation (IDC) found that one in three consumers with counterfeit software installed on their home computer will be infected with malware in 2013. Additionally, consumers worldwide will spend 1.5 billion hours and $22 billion identifying, repairing and recovering from issues involving pirated software. When you use counterfeit software...

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Safer_Online: Latest Twitter Updates

The Microsoft Privacy and Online Safety team regularly tweets at Here are some of our recent updates. Which Countries Have the Safest Web Access? Should parents “friend” their kids on Facebook? Heard about ‘HacKid?’ Great event to help kids better understand technology. Check out our online safety community partners. Use Win7 Parental Controls to set...

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