What Programs Are Vital to Be Kept Updated
Posted on: May 18th, 2010
In the recent waves of fake antivirus infections we dug deeper and found out what are the common loopholes that the malicious software peddlers utilize. I’ve included some of this information in other articles but though that it’d be worthwhile to summarize what are the important things to keep updated on your computer.
By far the most important is to keep your Windows updated. Here’s how you can check on that:
Make sure that you have no outstanding critical updates! If some updates are just does not get installed then contact us because that could result in security weaknesses. We can, in most cases, fix the issue remotely.
Then the most important third party programs to keep updated are:
If you just keep these things up-to-date and avoid using Internet Explorer (or other IE based browsers such as AOL) then you will have little chance of getting your computer infected.
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