Who better to look after your programmes' security than their manufacturers? Maintain your system, software and apps, and make sure to regularly run the latest updates.
Obsolete software often harbours security risks. It makes it easier for attackers to take control of a device. Software manufacturers therefore update their software regularly, and make the new version available to users. That’s why you should maintain your system, software and apps, and make sure to run the latest updates regularly.
There is also an interview with security expert Fernand Dubler you can read on this topic (in German).
Check the s-u-p-e-r.ch website and «eBanking – but secure!» (EBAS) (https://www.ebas.ch/en/) from 3 May onwards to discover the dangers you need to be aware of, and what simple steps you can take to protect yourself.
Updates improve security
“Right now, the biggest threat is ransomware. It encrypts the data on a computer, and makes the user a target for extortion.”
Ivan Bütler is the founder of Compass Security. As an ethical hacker, he detects weak points in cyberspace and develops solutions to strengthen them.