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.
You can find the latest updates on the website of the company that made your software. You can find a list of links to popular software on our updates page.
You can easily keep all of your Microsoft software up-to-date by turning on Windows automatic updates. Your computer will then automatically download Microsoft security updates when your computer is online.