Illegal Streaming PSA: More Time at Home Means More Opportunity for Cyber Criminals

Feel like you’ve already watched everything your content providers have to offer and are now tempted to explore illegal, pirate streaming TV and film services? Before you go there, watch this PSA from the National Intellectual Property Rights Coordination Center to learn about the risks of malware infection and threats to your privacy.

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I’m Steve Francis with the National Intellectual Property Rights Coordination Center.

We’re all staying home more often, so the demand for entertainment is high. Criminals are taking advantage of that demand by offering illegal services that provide movies, TV shows and live programming.

But there’s a catch—these illegal services can deliver malware that enables hackers to steal your credit card information, your bank passwords and even your identity.

Don’t be a victim. Stream safely from legitimate sources. For more information, visit the National Intellectual Property Rights Coordination Center website or streamsafely.com.

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