Have you ever imagined that what will be your reaction, if your device gets infected with harmful threats just because you’ve missed an import update? If no then you might be installing all important updates on time. Installing security updates are one of the most important sections of PC maintenance and it requires a lot of attention for doing so. So, if you have iOS and OS X devices, then it is recommended to install all the latest updates as soon as they are made available by the manufacturer. Security updates add an extra layer of security to your devices and network therefore you must ensure that you have not missed out any.
According to a study by the online advertising network Chitika, released at the end of February 2014, only 25.9% of the Apple users have updated their OS with a bug fix that was recently released by the company. The security fix is essential for all the Apple device users as it prevents third parties from intercepting and fiddling with activities on your iOS device(s). It is very important to bring in notice of users who hasn’t installed it yet, that without it your system does not check SSL/TLS hostnames of the websites that you connect to. Hence, the network to which you’ve connected your devices will not be encrypted and are left wide open.
Read the entire article below to know the numerous risks associated with avoiding the installation of such updates and learn how to install the recent security fixes.
Why security updates are important?
Every time that little icon appears in the system tray or on the corner of the taskbar in your PC, you might feel irritated because it portrays that there’s a latest update available for your device. Your reaction is predictable as you might think that do you really have to install it? This is the most common reaction from users as installing an update may slow down your system or ask for a reboot. Updating your operating system (OS) is a part of a periodic PC maintenance that…