Secunia: Alarming stats on insecure applications

Secunia has some alarming stats on the lack of patching going on out there.Secunia uses its PSI application to track patches and the state of security.

Secunia has some alarming stats on the lack of patching going on out there.

Secunia uses its PSI application to track patches and the state of security. As you may know, PSI is one of those must have free security apps.

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Also see: Ten free security apps you should already be using.

In a scan of new users of Secunia PSI in the last 7 days (covering 20,009 computers/users and 1.78 million applications), the company found the following:
  • More than 95 percent of those new PSI users have 1 or more insecure applications installed on their PCs;
  • Folks aren't installing newer versions of software when there's one that corrects one or more vulnerabilities. Here's the rundown:

Number of insecure applications per computer/user:

0 Insecure Applications: 4.54% of computers 0-5 Insecure Applications: 27.83% of computers 6-10 Insecure Applications: 25.69% of computers 11+ Insecure Applications: 41.94% of computers

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