Managing Your Digital Stuff - Updates

  Problems/Bugs continue to be found in hardware, operating
  systems, applications software, networks, and technology.
  There is an ongoing battle between the good guys finding and
  fixing the problems and the bad guys finding and exploiting
  the problems. Your role is important in this ongoing drama!

  Mantra: Always do the updates.
  What's the difference between an update and an upgrade?
  There is a lot of malware out there that has been mitigated 
  by recent updates. If you haven't installed the latest
  updates, you may wind up in a world of hurt!

o Ensure that all PCs and Macs are using the latest updates. o Ensure that Androids and Apple mobile devices are up2date. o Ensure that all apps are updated (and not spying on you). o Ensure that routers, printers, and IOTs are updated. Remember - Updates require good broadband connections. Microsoft Windows Security Keep your PC safe with trusted antivirus protection built-in to Windows 10/11. Windows Defender Antivirus delivers comprehensive, ongoing and real-time protection against software threats like viruses, malware and spyware across email, apps, the cloud and the web. Contacting Microsoft Phone: (800) 642-7676 Contacting Apple Phone: (800) MY-APPLE (800-692-7753) Apple security updates Keep your Mac up to date How to Reinstall macOS Memorize Krebs's 3 Basic Rules for Online Safety 1. If you didn't go looking for it, don't install it! 2. If you installed it, update it. 3. If you no longer need it, remove it.