It is always important to update all of the software you use with the latest security updates and patches as soon as they are available. Numerous hacks and data breaches could have been avoided if individuals as well as companies installed security updates when they became available. Hackers take advantage of the fact that many of us procrastinate installing security software to our great detriment. The major data breach at Equifax that affected 148 million people involved a security flaw in Apache software for which a patch had already been issued months earlier, but Equifax had not yet installed at the time of the data breach.  The following updates have been classified as particularly critical.

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Here is a link to the newest update for Mozilla Firefox as supplied by the Department of Homeland Security https://www.us-cert.gov/ncas/current-activity/2019/02/12/Mozilla-Releases-Security-Updates-Firefox

Here is a link to the newest update for MIcrosoft as supplied by the Department of Homeland Security https://www.us-cert.gov/ncas/current-activity/2019/02/12/Microsoft-Releases-February-2019-Security-Updates

Here is a link to the newest updates for various Adobe programs as supplied by the Department of Homeland Security https://www.us-cert.gov/ncas/current-activity/2019/02/12/Adobe-Releases-Security-Updates

Here is a link to the newest updates for various Apple programs including FaceTime https://www.us-cert.gov/ncas/current-activity/2019/02/07/Apple-Releases-Multiple-Security-Updates

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