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Keep your Windows secure and up-to-date

Posted: April 23rd, 2009 | Author: | Filed under: howto | Tags: , , | No Comments »

I use three tools to keep my windows patched/updated:
– apup[1], faster than windows update;
– sumo[2], to have latest versions of your installed programs;
– secunia PSI[3], personal security inspector, to know if your programs are exosed to risk(s).

Your default installation should include an Antivirus, antispyware and a sandbox (sandboxie[4]) to play with untrusted applications.

[1] – http://www.autopatcher.com/forums/index.php?showtopic=89
[2] – http://www.kcsoftwares.com/?sumo
[3] – http://secunia.com/vulnerability_scanning/personal/
[4] – http://www.sandboxie.com/index.php?DownloadSandboxie

Have fun!

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