Computer Security Updates

What are the tips to update the computer security?

Security software are tools which help to protect your system form unwanted malware and threats in the system. Most of the unwanted files enter your system through Internet browsing and downloading files from it. There are many fake websites which contain harmful viruses that infect your computer badly. So it is essential to install security software in the system to get rid of such threats. There are various security software available in the market that would protect your system from unwanted software threats. Some of them are Kaspersky, McAfee, Norton, avast! etc. Your Windows Operating system provides Windows Firewall that stops unwanted files from entering the system. As newer virus files are releasing each day, the users need to keep the up-to-date definitions of virus database. For this, the user will have to update the security tools regularly. The updated antivirus tools will scan and delete the threats efficiently from the system.

Following are the tips to get updates for Windows security:

  • Latest security issues

  • Turn on Windows Automatic updating

  • E-mail security newsletter


Latest security issues


The users should take note of the latest issues occurring in their system. Most of the virus issues occur as a result of intense Internet usage. So always update the antivirus tool that you have installed in the system. The users could learn about new security updates, find articles and security tips, and get answers to security-related questions by surfing the Internet.

Turn on Windows Automatic updating


The Windows security updates helps in protecting against new and ongoing threats to your private data and to your PC. Therefore by turning on Windows Automatic updating, you will get security updates for Windows. It allows you to stay informed of security issues in the system. When you turn on Automatic updating, Windows will automatically install important updates including security updates and recommended updates for your PC.
E-mail security newsletter

Microsoft provides a PC safety scan for Windows Vista and Windows 7. It also provides answers to frequently asked questions on security topics. It also provides tools such as alert service, blog, webcast and Really Simple Syndication (RSS) that helps you to stay updated.
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