PC users install Windows updates, but don’t patch programs

Microsoft is doing its part protecting its users from hackers, but it can’t do everything on its own. According to new figures released by Secunia Research in its Country Reports, covering Q2 2016 for 12 countries, the number of unpatched Windows machines is on the decline. Compared to Q1 this year, when 6.1 percent of systems were unpatched, only 5.4 percent are not up to date now. Same time last year, the figure was 10.3 percent. “The decline in unpatched Windows operating systems is remarkable and encouraging”, notes Kasper Lindgaard, director of Secunia Research at Flexera Software. “It will be interesting to see if… [Continue Reading]

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