As Patch Tuesday nears, be sure Windows Update is paused

Some people believe that you need to get new Windows and Office patches installed the minute they roll out the Windows Update chute. Those who snooze get bit by malware, or so the theory goes.

In fact, we’ve seen very few instances in the past years where a newly patched security hole has turned into a widespread security threat in less than a few weeks. If you’re protecting uranium enrichment centrifuges from deep-pocket adversaries, all bets are off, of course. But for normal, everyday Windows users, the chance of getting bit by a bad patch far outweighs the immediate threat to your trusty ol’ PC.

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As Patch Tuesday nears, be sure Windows Update is paused

Some people believe that you need to get new Windows and Office patches installed the minute they roll out the Windows Update chute. Those who snooze get bit by malware, or so the theory goes.

In fact, we’ve seen very few instances in the past years where a newly patched security hole has turned into a widespread security threat in less than a few weeks. If you’re protecting uranium enrichment centrifuges from deep-pocket adversaries, all bets are off, of course. But for normal, everyday Windows users, the chance of getting bit by a bad patch far outweighs the immediate threat to your trusty ol’ PC.

To read this article in full, please click here

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Story added 12. October 2020, content source with full text you can find at link above.


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As Patch Tuesday nears, be sure Windows Update is paused

Some people believe that you need to get new Windows and Office patches installed the minute they roll out the Windows Update chute. Those who snooze get bit by malware, or so the theory goes.

In fact, we’ve seen very few instances in the past years where a newly patched security hole has turned into a widespread security threat in less than a few weeks. If you’re protecting uranium enrichment centrifuges from deep-pocket adversaries, all bets are off, of course. But for normal, everyday Windows users, the chance of getting bit by a bad patch far outweighs the immediate threat to your trusty ol’ PC.

To read this article in full, please click here

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Story added 12. October 2020, content source with full text you can find at link above.


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As Patch Tuesday nears, be sure Windows Update is paused

Some people believe that you need to get new Windows and Office patches installed the minute they roll out the Windows Update chute. Those who snooze get bit by malware, or so the theory goes.

In fact, we’ve seen very few instances in the past years where a newly patched security hole has turned into a widespread security threat in less than a few weeks. If you’re protecting uranium enrichment centrifuges from deep-pocket adversaries, all bets are off, of course. But for normal, everyday Windows users, the chance of getting bit by a bad patch far outweighs the immediate threat to your trusty ol’ PC.

To read this article in full, please click here

(more…)

Story added 12. October 2020, content source with full text you can find at link above.


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