Piracy, especially software piracy, is a common situation in Vietnam. In 2018, in a test organized by Microsoft, the company randomly purchased PCs sold in many Asian countries, and found that 100% of the PCs it bought in Vietnam were sold in Vietnam. comes with pirated software.
The most common method of distributing pirated software is through online file hosting websites. Some individuals and organizations will upload pirated software to these websites, then share links to websites, forums or messages. In some cases, when the software author complains, these hosting websites proceed to remove the users’ pirated software files.
However, as noted by some users, Fshare, a file storage website belonging to FPT Telecommunications Joint Stock Company (FPT Telecom), has abetted piracy when publicly sharing the session. pirated version of Microsoft’s Office 2021 office suite. Not only that, Fshare’s management unit also sought to attract users to do this behavior when it posted instructions to crack Office 2021 on social networks and ran ads.
Specifically, on November 21, on Fshare’s blog with the address blog.fshare.vn, the Fshare team posted an article with the title. “Download and experience the official version of Microsoft Office 2021 (x86/x64)”. The article guides “dedicatedly” how users can jailbreak the Office 2021 version, which includes the software’s serial numbers.
Instructions to crack Office 2021 on Fshare’s blog page
The article includes a link to download two files: the Office 2021 installation file (.iso) has a capacity of 3.73GB and the crack file (.rar) has a capacity of 18.2MB. Both are hosted on Fshare as “user share”. Any user can download these two files, but for fast downloads, users will need to pay for a VIP account.
The Office 2021 crack file was posted by Fshare in the article
Fshare continues to share this post with the title “Office 2021 has arrived at Fshare”. Even, the team of the file-sharing website also “runs ads” on the post to achieve the highest efficiency.
Instructions to crack Office even have Fshare run ads on Facebook
The case has attracted the attention of the online community. Many people are puzzled by this action of Fshare, especially when FPT’s retail segment is currently trading in Microsoft’s copyrighted software, including Office 365.
While Fshare guides to crack Office, FPT Shop is trading in Microsoft’s copyrighted software (including Office 365).
Currently, after the response from the community, the above post has been removed from the website by Fshare.