15:00 CET, 8th February 2011 By Secunia.
One of the biggest security threats out there doesn't come from malicious hackers or online identity thieves. It actually comes from you, the innocent PC user and your out-of-date software. But you can put an end to that threat with the free Secunia Personal Software Inspector (PSI), which identifies and helps patch the problematic programs you may be running.
Like earlier versions of the app, Secunia PSI scans your computer to identify the software programs you're running, and lets you know whether or not they are up to date. Its interface is friendly enough that it won't intimidate newbies, yet provides enough information about the overall security of your PC to keep more advanced users satisfied. The main Dashboard gives a quick summary of your PC's security, which includes a notification of your overall system score and how it compares to other users. You also can see how your PC's security score has changed in recent weeks and months, and how recently you have applied patches to your system.
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