List of Piracy & File Sharing Resources

Updated 2018-08-19. Written by sdx1, originally published 2017-12-18.

Do not illegally obtain or distribute copyrighted material. This is a resource for researchers hoping to gain insight into the world of piracy, protected by the first amendment to the US constitution.

Requisite Knowledge

General Purpose Platforms


Movies & TV


Malware risks are reduced by finding original sources and checking VirusTotal community scores and hashes. "Generic", "heuristic", and "trojan" detections are often false positives.

Sources - General

Microsoft Windows & Office

Microsoft software cracks often emulate Key Management Servers. KMS activators must run every 180 days; most offer scheduling. Windows editions are changed by using a GVLK and re-activating.

Ratiborus58's KMSTools Portable is distributed via his Twitter account.

CODYQX4's versatile Microsoft Toolkit is hard to find outside its MyDigitalLife thread. For v2.6.2, VirusTotal reports SHA-256 hash 85da939cf7c308f68cc264a96bd45ae4b4fa5bc57cf3194e6cbb2e63f35efac0.

Adobe Photoshop, Premiere, Acrobat, & Other CC/DC Products

PainteR's CCMaker wizard obtains & installs Adobe software. v1.3.4's VirusTotal SHA-256 hash is 0725D06DEE3A8A033CA94FE5B2B54B83553C9D31508CB4353BAB1CE1C66C13EC. It utilizes AMTEmu (included) to patch trial versions.

Sources - Games

  • FitGirl Repacks
  • CorePacks
  • E-Books & Textbooks