Millions of people are crazy behind Game of Thrones, an American television series developed by David Benioff and D.B. Seeing the huge popularity of Game of Thrones series lots of illegal download sites have occurred. Via these sites, users can enjoy the show without any subscription. But do you know how dangerous is to download that stuff from torrent sites? Game of Thrones season 8 has arrived on the screens on 14th April and lots of users were excited to download it from torrents.
Not all Game of Thrones lovers are sufficient to pay a subscription to enjoy the HBO drama. You will amaze to know that this show is the most torrented show in the world according to download monitoring site TorrentFreak.
As the game of thrones season 8 has come back to the screens users are attempting to visit back torrent sites to download the show. But can they escape themselves from malware and online theft?
Last year when no latest episodes have released the developers of the HBO series encountered 17 percent infected pirated content. Cybercrime company Kaspersky has revealed that this show is the most targeted show for cybercriminals to infect users data. Kaspersky’s report informs that the Game of Thrones season 8 could be the riskiest one to download from torrents. The initial and the last episode of this famous TV series is considered the most dangerous.
The initial season of Games of Thrones named “Winter is coming” was the hot potato for cyber attackers.
The most famous type of attack was a trojan that was a piece of software installed on a PC and then permits the person managing it to take control of that gadget. Thus a wide array of cybercrime activities can be done and the user of the PC can’t notice them.
Although last year there was a decline in TV show related malware we highly recommend you to not to download Games of Thrones season 8 from torrents. If you want to protect your system from being infected with dangerous malware then go for legit ways. Few bucks are not more valuable than your online safety rest on you.
news source: www.express.co.uk