The Verge reports: “Microsoft’s Windows Store has been full of junk apps for years, but a new problem has emerged with apps providing access to pirated movies and TV shows. Torrent Freak reports that some apps run across PCs, mobile, and even Xbox One, and provide quick access to movies that aren’t even on legal streaming platforms. There’s also a range of pirated music apps that stream songs and albums. A number of apps, including “Free Movies Online” and “HD Movies Online 2019” are promoted in Microsoft’s trending apps section of the Windows Store, making it easy for anyone to discover them.”

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