Welcome back to the latest Top 10 Most Pirated Applications. Another week, another dive into the depths of the torrent underworld! This week we have a mixed bag of prior trends, with a few newcomers thrown in:
|Ranking||Torrent Name||Size (MB)||Age (Days)||Swarm Size|
|1||Apple Final Cut Pro v10 1 2 MUMBAI TPB||2,187||1||748|
|2||µTorrent® uTorrent Plus v3 4 2 Build 32080 Final SceneDL||3||2||598|
|3||Dream Aquarium 1 29 RePack by BTJB||83||4||483|
|4||Adobe Photoshop CC 2014 Mac Camera Raw 8 5 ChingLiu||904||5||404|
|5||Windows 8 1 AIO 24in1 with Update x64 v2 en US Jun2014||4,144||4||297|
|6||Windows 7 Black Ultimate 22 WPI KingBhai TEAM OS HKRG||7,849||6||279|
|7||onOne Perfect Photo Suite 8 5 1 721 64 bit ChingLiu||550||3||278|
|8||Windows 8 1 with update Pro Optim Full 6 3 9600 170 85 2014 x64 English KingBhai TEAM OS HKRG||2,972||3||272|
|9||Keys for ESET NOD32, Kaspersky, Avast, Dr Web, Avira June 29 2014||1||1||238|
|10||Windows 8 1 Pro update 1 x64 lite en us iso||2,207||4||229|
Up top we see a new release of Apple’s Final Cut software, a reminder that piracy is platform agnostic. This release comes just one day after the update was released by Apple and shows the strong demand for updated piracy releases.
Just below that is the most recent build of µTorrent Plus, a paid torrent client that offers little functionality over the basic µTorrent client. This shows the true nature of many of the pirates - even though they don’t need to the extra features they will still pirate it just because it’s available, and even if it’s a part of the toolset that enables them to be pirates!
Further down the list we see more Microsoft Windows releases following on the heels of their major release from two weeks ago. This is a case of spin offs and reposts by other groups trying to leach off of the fame of former releases. Also on the list of prior trends are the stragglers of the Adobe Creative Cloud releases by ChingLiu and another plugin for the same product. It’s not unusual to see these trends continue for a month or so after the initial frenzy.
Vice President, Products & Strategy at Revulytics
Victor DeMarines brings extensive security product management and marketing experience to Revulytics, where he is responsible for product strategy and direction. He is a frequent speaker and author on topics including piracy, reverse engineering and the protection of intellectual property.
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