When the Windows 9 Technical Preview is released, it will probably be leaked at as a torrent.
It will be labeled as the “Windows 9 Technical Preview Torrent” and be available on all the popular file sharing sites.
Here’s the problem – just because a file looks legit doesn’t mean it’s totally legitimate.
Some statistics say that up to 50% of all pirated files are infected with malware that are constantly repacked to evade even the most up-to-date anti-virus programs.
The danger of torrent software
The attraction of “free” software is a gateway for cyber-criminals to infect computers, leaving individuals and their personal data vulnerable to malware infection.
You could have the following types of programs installed on your computer:
- Denial of Service hosts
The scariest is Ransomware where a program could simply just lock up your computer and ask for money in order to let you back in.
Bottom line – not worth it!!
If you want to download the Windows 9 Technical Preview, do it from a trusted source like our download page here.
For more instructions about how to install the Windows 9 Technical Preview, you can read our install pages here.
Be safe people!