NEWS FROM THE LAB - Tuesday, January 8, 2008

F-Secure Health Check Posted by Sean @ 15:41 GMT

Keeping your Windows OS updated has become relatively simple with Microsoft Updates.
Web browsers such as Firefox also regularly prompt for updates.

But what about the rest of your applications?

Regular readers may remember past Security Advisories that we've posted.
See October 22nd, November 7th, and December 10th for examples.

We also conducted a poll five weeks ago:

Question #3

It appears that many people are uncertain if their computers are fully patched when there are third party updates involved.

Q — What can you do about it?
A — F-Secure Health Check.

Health Check is a free online tool designed to help consumers identify security updates needed on their computers.

F-Secure Health Check

Health Check currently requires Internet Explorer. Additional browser support will be added in the future.

The official launch page: https://www.f-secure.com/healthcheck/

Click here to launch Health Check directly.