More than half of all applications installed on all computers in the world, literally outdated and not updated. People ignore all updates to improve security, subjecting your PC problems.
Recently, experts in the field of security from Avast told me the main problem of cyber security in modern digital world. According to them, most of the users of computers based on operating system Windows 10 and Windows 7 do not update their software. It would seem that this is common practice, however, as indicated in Avast PC Trends Report 2019, the rejection of updates threatens people insecurity.
In Facebook noted that more than half of all applications installed on all PCs in the world, is literally obsolete. It makes most computers are vulnerable to hackers. According to experts, the software is updated regularly, but most users of the Windows operating system are simply not keeping pace with the times, as indicated already in the Microsoft report.
According to Avast, almost one-sixth of a Windows 7 user and every tenth user of Windows 10 use legacy applications. At the same time, most users become less and less likely to change their computers. Experts specify that more and more people buy new phones, but the average age of the PCs in the world up to 6 years.
Avast noted that, in this case for obsolete computers need to carefully look after. With a proper optimization and updating of the safety devices can serve for a very long time.
Most users do not update Adobe Shockwave (96%), VLC Media Player (94%) and Skype (94%).