International Journal of Multidisciplinary Research and Development

International Journal of Multidisciplinary Research and Development


International Journal of Multidisciplinary Research and Development
International Journal of Multidisciplinary Research and Development
Vol. 7, Issue 1 (2020)

Status of Microsoft windows operating system from securityperspective in Afghanistan


Rafiqullah Baryalai

High usage of pirated software in developing countries like Afghanistan is very common. Overlooking copyright and its legal obligations is among several issues that encourages usage of pirated software. Microsoft Windows is used highly in Afghanistan. The survey conducted for compilation of this article shows high percentage of pirated copies being in use today. Users often underestimate the value of a genuine Microsoft Windows copy while ignoring several security threats and risks they are prone to for using pirated software products. Research has proven that most of pirated software come with malware, Trojan Horses, and security bugs that opens back doors for hackers to penetrate into systems.
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Rafiqullah Baryalai. Status of Microsoft windows operating system from securityperspective in Afghanistan. International Journal of Multidisciplinary Research and Development, Volume 7, Issue 1, 2020, Pages 110-114
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