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The Jargon File (version 4.4.7, 29 Dec 2003):

warez /weirz/, n. Widely used in cracker subcultures to denote cracked version of commercial software, that is versions from which copy-protection has been stripped. Hackers recognize this term but don't use it themselves. See warez d00dz, courier, leech, elite.
The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (30 December 2018):

warez /weirz/ A term software pirates use to describe cracked games or applications made available to the Internet, at no cost, usually via FTP or telnet. Often the pirate will make use of a site with lax security. (1994-11-29)