has microsoft created a new breed of malware?
at the height of the era of shareware, nag screens would constantly bother you to “pay for a registered copy” of software you installed the “trial version” of.
trojans on the other hand, are programs that include automatic or malicious features that the user doesnt want, posing as useful software.
if an operating system you paid for and prefer, constantly bothers you to switch to a different version you dont want (to the point where avoiding an upgrade requires not only effort, but vigilance) what kind of malware is that?
welcome to the era of nag trojans. would you like to upgrade now, or wait until you get home?
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