It is undeniable that a lion's share of Malaysians use pirated operating systems due to its low cost or sometimes even free of charge. Typically, most Malaysians are not aware of the potential risks that using pirated operating systems such as counterfeit Windows can pose. In this technological generation where cyberattacks are common, we should always take necessary precautions to safeguard our data as well as personal details. Using pirated operating systems may cause more troubles than you can handle, especially if it is used for business purposes.
Pirated operating systems contain a number of security flaws due to the fact that it is copied and modified from the copyright-protected original version. Cybercriminals often target these counterfeits to spread malware. You may also stumble upon possibly dangerous websites and risk infecting your computer with more harmful adware or bots. These malicious software further propel the risk of leaking your personal data and sensitive credentials to third parties. In worst cases, your computer may be completely disabled.
Counterfeit copies of Windows will not work as effectively as the authentic ones. This may lead to the inability to utilise certain features and your computer may not be compatible with many other programs. Therefore, some tasks cannot be executed at all or carried out ideally. Besides that, pirated Windows will often not get any updates released by Microsoft which are necessary to keep the system up-to-date. These essential updates are crucial to your computer in order for it to work properly, receive bug fixes and reduce potential risks.
When you are using your computer, whether for personal or business purposes, using it with an authentic copy of Windows will ensure that you and your data stay protected. We should always use the genuine version of Windows to reap the maximum benefits and protection against any possibility of data leakage or malicious viruses. The original version of Windows is guaranteed to function properly, is free from any malicious viruses and will stay updated to the latest version available. Not only that, a genuine copy of Windows is actually available at a price so low, you will be surprised.