Updating software is better than relying on AV

More than half of all hacks could probably be prevented by keeping software up-to-date, according to this article from The Register which summarizes a recent report from security firm Solutionary. Another controversial finding in the report is that most AV products cannot detect two thirds of the malware that’s out there. The take-home message here is to take a multi-layered approach to secure web-browsing.