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SOFTWARE THEFT  GROUP MEMBERS:   BALVEENDERJIT KAUR     DASWEEN KAUR       NUBASHINII     SURINDER KAUR     LECTURER:     ...
WHAT IS SOFTWARE THEFT?• is   the unauthorised copying or distribution of copyright protected software.
WHEN DOES IT OCCUR?    Occurs when someone :1.    Steals software media2.    Intentionally erases programs3.    Illegally...
TYPES OFSOFTWARE  THEFT
TYPE 1   Involves a perpetrator physically stealing a media    that contain the software or the hardware that    contains...
TYPE 2   Occurs when a programmer is terminated from, or    stops working for, a company.   The programs are common prop...
TYPE 3   Occurs when software is stolen from software    manufacturers.   Also called piracy   Most common form of soft...
TYPE 4   Involves users illegally obtaining registration    numbers or activation codes.   Keygen a program, short for k...
SAFEGUARD AGAINST SOFTWARE THEFT   To protect media from being stolen, owners should    keep original software boxes in a...
   Software manufacturers issue users license    agreement.    A license agreement is the right to use a software.    The...
In this agreement, users are permitted to:o   Install the software on only one computer.o   Make one copy of the software ...
Users are not permitted to :   Install the software on a network, such as school    computer lab   Export the software ...
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  1. 1. SOFTWARE THEFT GROUP MEMBERS: BALVEENDERJIT KAUR DASWEEN KAUR NUBASHINII SURINDER KAUR LECTURER: MISS CHRISTINE
  2. 2. WHAT IS SOFTWARE THEFT?• is the unauthorised copying or distribution of copyright protected software.
  3. 3. WHEN DOES IT OCCUR? Occurs when someone :1. Steals software media2. Intentionally erases programs3. Illegally copies a program4. Illegally registers or activates a program
  4. 4. TYPES OFSOFTWARE THEFT
  5. 5. TYPE 1 Involves a perpetrator physically stealing a media that contain the software or the hardware that contains the media Example : An unscrupulous library patron might steal the Encyclopedia Britannica optical disc.
  6. 6. TYPE 2 Occurs when a programmer is terminated from, or stops working for, a company. The programs are common property but some dishonest programmers intentionally remove or disable the programs they have written from company computers.
  7. 7. TYPE 3 Occurs when software is stolen from software manufacturers. Also called piracy Most common form of software theft Software piracy is the unauthorized and illegal duplication of copyrighted software.
  8. 8. TYPE 4 Involves users illegally obtaining registration numbers or activation codes. Keygen a program, short for key generator, creates software registration numbers and sometimes activation codes. Some create and post keygens so that users can install software without legally purchasing it.
  9. 9. SAFEGUARD AGAINST SOFTWARE THEFT To protect media from being stolen, owners should keep original software boxes in a secure location. All computer users should backup their files regularly. Escort terminated employees immediately to protect their softwares and programs (in big companies)
  10. 10.  Software manufacturers issue users license agreement. A license agreement is the right to use a software. The most common type of license is single-user license agreement or known as end-user license agreement (EULA)
  11. 11. In this agreement, users are permitted to:o Install the software on only one computer.o Make one copy of the software as a backup.o Give or sell the software to another individual, but only if the software is removed from the user’s computer first.
  12. 12. Users are not permitted to : Install the software on a network, such as school computer lab Export the software Rent or lease the software
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