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Ten percent of UK Windows PCs are not fully patched, Secunia finds

John E Dunn | Jan. 23, 2015
Internet Explorer 11 recorded large number of flaws in 2014.

Less surprising was that 5.8 percent of systems had end-of-life programs on them that were no longer being patched. It's not hard to see how this happens - people install a program, forget about it and never bother to patch it.

This brings up is the real issue that Windows users face. Microsoft dominates the software found on PCs but at least it employs only one patching system for its software. Secunia found that updating the rest of the software on the average UK PC would require using a staggering 25 different patching mechanisms to function.


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