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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 twitter.com/safer_online. Here are some of our recent updates. Which Countries Have the Safest Web Access?http://bit.ly/do9fKz Should parents “friend” their kids on Facebook?http://bit.ly/9vb7qX Heard about ‘HacKid?’ Great event to help kids better understand technology.http://bit.ly/a8eXeF Check out our online safety community partners.http://bit.ly/9qiIZ6 Use Win7 Parental Controls to set...

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