New malware is written every day. Many of these threats target vulnerabilities in your PC software. Software companies regularly release updates that fix these vulnerabilities.
To help stay protected you should regularly update all your software. This includes programs like Java, Adobe and QuickTime. Go to our software updates page for more information.
You can easily keep all of your Microsoft software up-to-date by turning on Windows automatic updates. Your computer will automatically download Microsoft security updates when your computer is online.