IT Security Tip: If you install it, you must update it!

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There are thousands of hackers who get up every morning with ONE goal in mind: to find a new vulnerability in commonly installed software (like Adobe, Flash or QuickTime) to access your computer.

That’s why these companies frequently issue patches and updates for KNOWN security bugs; and once a KNOWN vulnerability is announced via a patch, hackers get to work like crazy trying to figure out how to use the vulnerability and access those users who are negligent about installing updates. That’s why it’s important to update installed software programs as soon as possible.

This IT Security Tip was brought to you by the Cyber Security Evangelists at Technical Action Group (TAG)

TAG specializes in delivering business-focused, friendly IT support to technology-dependent Toronto businesses. ProVision has been a happy TAG client for over a decade.  TAG’s proactive activities and responsive support help businesses achieve and maintain reliable, stable, and secure computer networks, allowing technology to be a power tool for their business.

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