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Definitions Edit

Warez is

  • "illegally distributed copies of licensed software."[2]

Warez is

[a] term widely used by hackers to denote illegally copied and distributed commercial software from which all copy protection has been removed. Warez often contains viruses, Trojans and other malicious code and thus is very risky to download and use (legal issues notwithstanding).[3]

References Edit

  1. See Arista Records LLC v. Usenet.com, Inc., 633 F.Supp.2d 124, 133 (S.D.N.Y. 2009) (full-text).
  2. Botnets as a Vehicle for Online Crime, at 3 n.3.
  3. NIST Special Publication 800-46.
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