Why you must monitor and regularly apply software patches and updates. Software is written by humans—Humans make mistakes.  Many of these mistakes cause flaws in the software. These flaws are sometimes called exploits, since hackers can find them and exploit the lack of security to create programs that alter or change a computer. This is […]

viruses and malware are constantly looking for exploits (a general term for any method used by hackers to gain unauthorized access to your computers). They look for areas within the programming code of software where a mistake was made, and a hole was left open. Hackers go into these holes and make modifications to your system.

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