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Update your software!

 

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    YOUR SOFTWARE IS SO LAST YEAR

    We get it — there’s nothing more annoying than stopping what you’re doing for a software update. But trust us, it has its benefits.

    REGULARLY UPDATE YOUR

    • PC and mobile OS
    • Antivirus software
    • Web browser
    • Apps and games

    SO YOU CAN

    • access new features
    • prevent cyber threats
    • fix glitches and bugs

    WHEN IT COMES TO UPDATES,

    42% of smartphone owners only update their OS “when it’s convenient”Footnote 1

    14% of smartphone owners never update their OS at allFootnote 1

    AND THAT’S TERRIBLE.

    DON’T FALL FOR THIS TRAP WHEN IT COMES TO UPDATES:

    REMIND ME LATER

    BE LIKE THESE PEOPLE INSTEAD.

    42% of smartphone owners update their OS as soon as it’s availableFootnote 1

    56% of Canadians update their anti-virus at least once a weekFootnote 2

    Staying updated is one of the easiest ways to protect your devices if you remember the most important rule:

    TURN AUTOMATIC UPDATES ON

    Get more tips to protect yourself and your devices at:

    GETCYBERSAFE.CA

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