Sun, Dec 30 2007 6:07
One-fifth of Windows apps go unpatched
One in five applications installed on Windows PCs are missing
security patches, a Copenhagen-based vulnerability tracker has
According to Secunia
APS, more than 20% of the applications scanned by its Personal Software
Inspector (PSI) utility were open to attack because available fixes for
security flaws had not been applied.
"More than 20% of all applications installed on users' PCs have
known security flaws, but the users have yet to install the patch
provided by the vendor of [the] product," said Jakob Balle, Secunia's
development manager, in a post to the company's blog last week.
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