It Only Takes 5 Minutes

by Erin on August 13th, 2008 in Industry and Security News, Security Tips.

-for your unpatched Windows PC to be compromised by hackers.

That's the estimate reported late last month from the SANS Institutes Internet Storm Center. While "survival time" measurements of computers connected to the Internet vary and are debated by some, there's no doubt that patching your PC is imperative in staying secure online.

Since we just passed Augusts Patch Tuesday, this is a timely reminder to use the Microsoft Update website to set your computer to receive security updates automatically. And, of course, make sure your security software is up-to-date. Check out the new and improved Lavasoft Security Center today for more information on must-have protection for your PC.